|Word of the Day
November 28, 2015
The womb is the place where a baby develops inside a woman. It’s near the stomach but it’s not really a part of the stomach. The word "uterus" is the medical term for womb.
We also use the word "womb" when speaking metaphorically about a place that’s warm and familiar, or a place that represents the beginning or the origin of something.
Note: The "b" is silent at the end of the word "womb." This is similar to other words with a silent "b" such as bomb, numb, and thumb.
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