The point on an escutcheon between the fess point and the base point; the midpoint in the lower half of the escutcheon.
(heraldry) The point on a shield just below the true center; navel point.
Origin of nombril
- French from Old French from (u)n ombril (a) navel from Vulgar Latin umbilīculus from Latin diminutive of umbilīcus nobh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition