wombmate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

womb +‎ mate, on the model of roommate, etc.

Noun[edit]

wombmate (plural wombmates)

  1. A sibling with which an unborn child shares the womb.
    • 1999, Judith Rich Harris, The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do
      The chance to meet one's wombmate, possibly for the first time since the umbilical cords were cut, is irresistible.