- The womb is defined as the place where something originates and develops.
The uterus where a fetus lives for nine months as it develops into a baby is an example of a womb.
womb definition by Webster's New World
- Obsolete the belly
- uterus (sense )
- any place or part that holds, envelops, generates, etc.: the womb of time
Origin: Middle English wombe ; from Old English wamb, akin to German wamme
womb definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- See uterus.
- a. A place where something is generated.b. An encompassing, protective hollow or space.
- Obsolete The belly.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English wamb.
- wombed adjective
womb - Medical Definition