[ nom-bril ]
/ ˈnɒm brɪl /
the point in an escutcheon between the middle of the base and the fess point.
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Also called navel.
Origin of nombril
1555–65; < French: literally, navel
Words nearby nombril
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British Dictionary definitions for nombril
/ (ˈnɒmbrɪl) /
heraldry a point on a shield between the fesse point and the lowest point
Word Origin for nombril
C16: from French, literally: navel
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