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    what is a mother

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    mother |?m?T?H?r|
    noun
    1 a woman in relation to a child or children to whom she has given birth.
    • a female animal in relation to its offspring: [ as modifier ] : a mother penguin.
    • archaic (esp. as a form of address) an elderly woman.
    • ( Mother, Mother Superior, or Reverend Mother )(esp. as a title or form of address) the head of a female religious community.
    • [ as modifier ] denoting an institution or organization from which more recently founded institutions of the same type derive: the mother church.
    • informal an extreme example or very large specimen of something: I got stuck in the mother of all traffic jams.
    2 vulgar slang short for motherfucker.
    verb [ with obj. ]
    1 (often as noun mothering) bring up (a child) with care and affection: the art of mothering.
    • look after kindly and protectively, sometimes excessively so: she felt mothered by her older sister.
    2 dated give birth to.
    DERIVATIVES
    motherhood |-?ho?od|noun,
    motherless adjective,
    motherlessness noun,
    motherlike |-?l?k|adjective& adverb
    ORIGIN Old English m?dor, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch moeder and German Mutter, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin mater and Greek m?t?r .

    Nature and nerture. Why you do not have one?

    A person that cherishes and loves you, protects and accepts you, encourages you to be  honest  and true to yourself, she's the one who cares when your sick or wipes your tears away when your sad, she's the proud one when you achieve milestones, and she's also the one that hurts when you do



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