Umbo

3 Definitions of Umbo

The meaning of the word umbo, the definition of Umbo:

n. - The boss of a shield, at or near the middle, and usually projecting, sometimes in a sharp spike.

n. - A boss, or rounded elevation, or a corresponding depression, in a palate, disk, or membrane; as, the umbo in the integument of the larvae of echinoderms or in the tympanic membrane of the ear.

n. - One of the lateral prominence just above the hinge of a bivalve shell.


The word "umbo" uses 4 letters: B M O U

Direct anagrams of umbo:

ombu

Words formed by adding one letter before or after umbo, or to umbo in any order:

g - gumbo   j - jumbo   s - umbos   x - buxom  

Shorter words found within umbo:

bm bo bum mo mob mu om um

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Other words with the same letter pairs: um mb bo

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