Words That Start With Um: Lists, Meanings, and More

If you’re curious about words that start with “um,” this list will give you a comprehensive and engaging overview.

  1. Umbel- A cluster of flowers with stalks of nearly equal length
  2. Umber- A natural brown or reddish-brown earth pigment
  3. Umbra- The fully shaded inner region of a shadow
  4. Umbrella- A device for protection against rain or sunlight
  5. Umbrage- Offense or annoyance
  6. Umbraculum- A ceremonial umbrella or canopy used in religious ceremonies
  7. Umberstone- A type of sandstone used in construction
  8. Umbonal- Relating to the umbo, the rounded knob at the center of a bivalve shell
  9. Umbonate- Having a raised or rounded center
  10. Umbilical- Relating to or affecting the navel or the umbilical cord
  11. Umbra- grigia – A grayish twilight near sunset or sunrise
  12. Umbriferous- Shading or casting shade
  13. Umbrose- Shady; providing cover from the sunlight
  14. Umpire- An official who watches a game or match closely to enforce the rules
  15. Umpteen- Indefinitely many; a large but unspecified number
  16. Umrah- An Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca that can be undertaken at any time of the year
  17. Umami- A category of taste in food corresponding to the flavor of glutamates
  18. Umrah- A pilgrimage to Mecca performed by Muslims
  19. Umiak- A type of open boat used by the Inuit people
  20. Ump- Informal term for an umpire
  21. Umquhile- Obsolete term meaning former or in the past
  22. Umbre- To shade or darken
  23. Umibilical- Relating to the umbilical cord
  24. Umicycle- A term related to devices or vehicles resembling a unicycle

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