mother noun definition in Relations topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

mother

 noun: Relations topic
a female parent of a child or animal; a person who is acting as a mother to a child I want to buy a present for my mother and father. the relationship between mother and baby She's the mother of twins. a mother of three (= with three children) an expectant (= pregnant) mother She was a wonderful mother to both her natural and adopted children. the mother chimpanzee caring for her young

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