earth mother

or Earth Mother

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  1. the earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility and the source of all life.

  2. a female spirit or deity serving as a symbol of life or fertility.

  1. a sensuous, maternal woman.

Origin of earth mother

First recorded in 1900–05

Words Nearby earth mother Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for earth mother

earth mother

  1. (in various mythologies)

    • a female goddess considered as the source of fertility and life

    • the earth personified

  2. informal a sensual or fecund woman

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