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a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
the mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
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informal terms for a mother
an informal use of the Latin word for mother; sometimes used by British schoolboys or used facetiously
the mother of your spouse
(obstetrics) woman who has been delivered of a child for the first time
a woman in childbirth or shortly thereafter
(obstetrics) woman who has given birth to a viable infant in each of four pregnancies
(obstetrics) woman who has given birth to a viable infant in each of five pregnancies
an informal term for a mother who can combine childcare and full-time employment
a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do so
a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
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