Definition of Reverend Mother noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Reverend Mother

BrE BrE//ˌrevərənd ˈmʌðə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌrevərənd ˈmʌðər//
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a title of respect used when talking to or about a Mother Superior (= the head of a female religious community) You have a visitor, Reverend Mother. The Reverend Mother will see you now.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Reverend Mother