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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A woman who has given birth to a child.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A woman who has given birth to a child. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: The origin or cause of something.

Usage examples (36)
  • The mother of three children
  • Necessity is the mother of invention
  • Noun : to be a mother to someone. ,It is the mother in her showing itself
  • Adjective : a mother bird. ,mother love. ,his mother culture. ,the mother company and its affiliates; the mother... for more
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