The womb is defined as the place where something originates and develops.(noun)
The uterus where a fetus lives for nine months as it develops into a baby is an example of a womb.
See womb in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME wombe < OE wamb, akin to Ger wamme
See womb in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English wamb.
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