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navelnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈneɪ.vəl/ (informal belly button)
(Definition of navel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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navelnoun [C]

 us   /ˈneɪ·vəl/ (infml belly button)
the ​small round ​part or ​hollowplace in the ​middle of the ​stomach which is ​left after the ​umbilicalcord (= ​longtube of ​fleshjoining the ​baby to ​itsmother) has been ​cut at ​birth
(Definition of navel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “navel”
in Korean 배꼽…
in Arabic سُرّة…
in Malaysian pusat…
in French nombril…
in Russian пупок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肚臍…
in Italian ombelico…
in Turkish göbek deliği/çukuru…
in Polish pępek…
in Spanish ombligo…
in Vietnamese rốn…
in Portuguese umbigo…
in Thai สะดือ…
in German der Nabel…
in Catalan melic…
in Japanese へそ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肚脐…
in Indonesian pusar…
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