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belly button

noun [C]  /ˈbel·i ˌbʌtən/ us  
infml a navel
Translations of “belly button”
in Korean 배꼽…
in Arabic سَرّة البَطن…
in Portuguese umbigo…
in Catalan melic…
in Japanese へそ…
in Italian ombelico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肚臍…
in Russian пупок…
in Turkish göbek çukuru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肚脐…
in Polish pępek…
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