Origin of womb
Examples from the Web for womb
At present, not every woman is young enough, fertile enough, or healthy enough to have a baby using her own eggs or her own womb.
The womb may become artificial by the end of the century but it will still be the battleground for feminist politics.
But when the womb—the most politicized body part in history—is separated from the woman, what will it mean for feminism?
And the Latin mātrīx for “womb” comes from the same Indo-European root that gives us the English “mother.”
In New York City, affluent parents sign up for pre-school while their child is still in the womb.
She is lovely to look upon, and enchants by her sweet singing, but her womb is loathsome.The Crown of Wild Olive|John Ruskin
This occurs every month and each time the womb becomes a little stronger and better able to hold a growing babe.Confidences|Edith B. Lowry
But to do so consigns the infant in the womb from darkness to darkness.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari|James S. De Benneville
Womb Spasms: Cramp bark, one ounce; skullcap, one ounce; skunk cabbage, four drams.Searchlights on Health|B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
She had borne the Emperor in her womb, but the philosopher outsoared her comprehension.The Ninth Vibration And Other Stories|L. Adams Beck
British Dictionary definitions for womb
Word Origin for womb
Word Origin and History for womb
Old English wamb, womb "belly, uterus," from Proto-Germanic *wambo (cf. Old Norse vomb, Old Frisian wambe, Middle Dutch wamme, Dutch wam, Old High German wamba, German Wamme "belly, paunch," Gothic wamba "belly, womb," Old English umbor "child"), of unknown origin.