The womb of time.
The uterus where a fetus lives for nine months as it develops into a baby is an example of a womb.
Origin of womb
- Middle English from Old English wamb
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English wombe, wambe, from Old English womb, wamb (“belly, stomach; bowels; heart; womb; hollow"), from Proto-Germanic *wambÅ (“belly, stomach, abdomen"), from Proto-Indo-European *wamp- (“membrane (of bowels), intestines, womb"). Cognate with Scots wam, wame (“womb"), Dutch wam (“dewlap of beef; belly of a fish"), German Wamme, Wampe (“paunch, belly"), Danish vom (“belly, paunch, rumen"), Swedish vÃ¥mb (“belly, stomach, rumen"), Norwegian vomb (“belly"), Icelandic vÃ¶mb (“belly, abdomen, stomach"), Old Welsh gumbelauc (“womb"), Breton gwamm (“woman, wife"), Sanskrit à¤µà¤ªà¤¾ (vapÄÌ, “the skin or membrane lining the intestines or parts of the viscera, the caul or omentum").