nombril

nombril

[nom-bril]
noun Heraldry.
the point in an escutcheon between the middle of the base and the fess point.
Also called navel.


Origin:
1555–65; < French: literally, navel

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nombril (ˈnɒmbrɪl)
 
n
heraldry a point on a shield between the fesse point and the lowest point
 
[C16: from French, literally: navel]

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