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Oxford dictionary definition of the word mother:
1a woman in relation to a child or children to whom she has given birth:
he was visiting his mother
a mother of three
a female animal in relation to its offspring:
a mother penguin
archaic (especially as a form of address) an elderly woman.
[as modifier] denoting an institution or organization from which others of the same type derive:
the initiatives were based on the experience of the mother company
informal an extreme example or very large specimen of something:
I got stuck in the mother of all traffic jams
2 (Mother, Mother Superior, or Reverend Mother) (especially as a title or form of address) the head of a female religious community.
3 vulgar slang, chiefly North Americanshort for motherfucker.
1 (often as noun mothering) bring up (a child) with care and affection:
the art of mothering
look after (someone) kindly and protectively, sometimes excessively so:
she mothered her husband, insisting he should take cod liver oil in the winter
2 dated give birth to:
her declining years had tricked her into believing she’d mothered another son of God
adjective & adverb
Old English mōdor, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch moeder and German Mutter, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin mater and Greek mētēr