den mother

  1. (in the Boy Scouts) a woman who serves as an adult leader or supervisor of a cub scout den.
  2. Informal. a woman who serves as an adviser or protector to a group of people.
Compare den father.

Origin of den mother

First recorded in 1945–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018