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English noun: navel

1. navel (body) a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

SamplesYou were not supposed to show your navel on television.
They argued whether or not Adam had a navel.
She had a tattoo just above her bellybutton.

Synonymsbelly button, bellybutton, omphalos, omphalus, umbilicus

Broader (hypernym)point

Part meronymabdomen, belly, stomach, venter

2. navel (location) the center point or middle of something

SamplesThe Incas believed that Cuzco was the navel of the universe.

Synonymsnavel point

Broader (hypernym)center, centre, midpoint

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