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omphalos

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Noun
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om=pha=los

CIDE DICTIONARY

omphalosn. [L., fr. Gr. .].
     The navel.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

omphalos, n. Gk Antiq.
1 a conical stone (esp. that at Delphi) representing the navel of the earth.
2 a boss on a shield.
3 a centre or hub.

Etymology
Gk, = navel, boss, hub

ROGET THESAURUS

omphalos

Middle

N middle, midst, mediety, mean, medium, middle term, center &c, mid-course, mezzo termine, juste milieu, halfway house, nave, navel, omphalos, nucleus, nucleolus, equidistance, bisection, half distance, equator, diaphragm, midriff, intermediate, middle, medial, mesial, mean, mid, median, average, middlemost, midmost, mediate, intermediate, equidistant, central, mediterranean, equatorial, homocentric, in the middle, midway, halfway, midships, amidships, in medias res.


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