wombed
adjective see womb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wombed — See womb. * * * …   Universalium

  • wombed — adj. RG. 377; [wemod]. Fr. Sci. 286 …   Oldest English Words

  • wombed — adj. having a uterus; produced in the uterus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wombed — ˈwümd adjective Etymology: Middle English, from wombe womb + ed : having a womb …   Useful english dictionary

  • womb — wombed, adj. /woohm/, n. 1. the uterus of the human female and certain higher mammals. 2. the place in which anything is formed or produced: the womb of time. 3. the interior of anything. 4. Obs. the belly. [bef. 900; ME, OE: belly, womb; c. D… …   Universalium

  • womb — noun Etymology: Middle English wamb, womb, from Old English; akin to Old High German wamba belly Date: before 12th century 1. uterus 2. a. a cavity or space that resembles a womb in containing and enveloping b. a place where something is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Opossum — For the Eastern Hemisphere marsupial, see possum. Didelphimorphia[1] Temporal range: Late Cretaceous–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • List of Latin and Greek words commonly used in systematic names — Contents 1 List of words 1.1 A 1.2 B 1.3 C …   Wikipedia

  • womb — [[t]wum[/t]] n. 1) anat. uterus 2) the place in which anything is formed or produced 3) the interior of anything 4) Obs. the belly • Etymology: bef. 900; OE, c. OFris, MLG wamme, OHG, Go wamba, ON vǫmb wombed, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • womb´like´ — womb «woom», noun, verb. –n. 1. the part of the body in mammals that holds, protects, and (usually) nourishes the young till birth; uterus. 2. Figurative. a place containing or producing anything: »to emerge from the womb of time. 3. a hollow… …   Useful english dictionary

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