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noun Heraldry.
  1. the point in an escutcheon between the middle of the base and the fess point.
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Origin of nombril

1555–65; < French: literally, navel
Also called navel.
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British Dictionary definitions for nombril


  1. heraldry a point on a shield between the fesse point and the lowest point
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Word Origin

C16: from French, literally: navel
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