Womb vs Zomb - What's the difference?

womb | zomb |


As nouns the difference between womb and zomb

is that womb is (anatomy) in female mammals, the organ in which the young are conceived and grow until birth; the uterus while zomb is (informal).

As a verb womb

is (obsolete) to enclose in a womb, or as if in a womb; to breed or hold in secret.

womb

English

(uterus)

Alternative forms

* (l) (dialectal)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anatomy) In female mammals, the organ in which the young are conceived and grow until birth; the uterus.
  • (obsolete) The abdomen or stomach.
  • *:
  • *:And his hede, hym semed,was enamyled with asure, and his shuldyrs shone as the golde, and his wombe was lyke mayles of a merveylous hew.
  • (obsolete) The stomach of a person or creature.
  • *1395 , (John Wycliffe), Bible , Jonah II:
  • *:And þe Lord made redi a gret fish þat he shulde swolewe Ionas; and Ionas was in wombe of þe fish þre da?es and þre ni?tis.
  • (figuratively) A place where something is made or formed.
  • *Dryden
  • *:The womb of earth the genial seed receives.
  • Any cavity containing and enveloping anything.
  • *Robert Browning
  • *:The centre spike of gold / Which burns deep in the bluebell's womb .
  • Synonyms

    * (organ in mammals) uterus, matrix (poetic or literary''), belly (''poetic or literary )

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To enclose in a womb, or as if in a womb; to breed or hold in secret.
  • (Shakespeare)

    zomb

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal)