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bellybutton

[bel-ee-buht-n] /ˈbɛl iˌbʌt n/
noun, Informal.
1.
the navel.
Also, belly button.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; belly + button
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British Dictionary definitions for belly-button

bellybutton

/ˈbɛlɪˌbʌtən/
noun
1.
an informal name for the navel
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belly-button in Medicine

bellybutton bel·ly·but·ton (běl'ē-bŭt'n)
n.
See navel.

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