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Definition of Mother

Mother

  1. A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child.
  2. That which has produced or nurtured anything; source of birth or origin; generatrix.
  3. An old woman or matron.
  4. The female superior or head of a religious house, as an abbess, etc.
  5. Hysterical passion; hysteria.
  6. Received by birth or from ancestors; native, natural; as, mother language; also acting the part, or having the place of a mother; producing others; originating.
  7. To adopt as a son or daughter; to perform the duties of a mother to.
  8. A film or membrane which is developed on the surface of fermented alcoholic liquids, such as vinegar, wine, etc., and acts as a means of conveying the oxygen of the air to the alcohol and other combustible principles of the liquid, thus leading to their oxidation.
  9. To become like, or full of, mother, or thick matter, as vinegar.

Mother Quotations

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. - Abraham Lincoln
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Abraham Lincoln

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Stevie Wonder

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
George Washington

Sooner or later, we will have to recognise that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans.
Evo Morales

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Maya Angelou
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Mother Translations

mother in Afrikaans is ma
mother in Danish is mor, moder
mother in Dutch is ouder, moeder
mother in German is Mutter, Mutter/Haupt
mother in Italian is madre
mother in Latin is mater matris
mother in Norwegian is mor
mother in Spanish is madre
mother in Swedish is mor, moder, mamma
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