Umbilic Um*bil"ic, n. [From L. umbilicus: cf. F. ombilic. See {Navel}.] 1. The navel; the center. [Obs.] ``The umbilic of the world.'' --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geom.) An umbilicus. See {Umbilicus}, 5 (b) . [1913 Webster]

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