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mother

noun /ˈmaðə/
a female parent, especially human
madre
John’s mother lives in Manchester (also adjective) The mother bird feeds her young.
(often with capital
madre
also Mother Superior) the female leader of a group of nuns.
motherboard noun (computing) the main circuit board in a computer or other device
placa base
Instructions on how to disassemble the computer and replace the motherboard should be in the Hardware Maintenance Manual.
motherhood noun the state of being a mother
maternidad
She gave up her career for motherhood.
motherless adjective having no mother
huérfano de madre
The children were left motherless by the accident.
motherly adjective like a mother; of, or suitable to, a mother a motherly woman motherly love. motherliness noun
maternalismo, instinto maternal
mother country /-land/ noun ( plural mother countries) ( motherland) the country where one was born.
patria, madre patria
mother-in-law noun ( plural mothers-in-law) the mother of one’s husband or wife.
suegra
mother-of-pearl noun, adjective (of) the shining, hard, smooth substance on the inside of certain shells.
madreperla, nácar
Mother’s Day noun a special day on which people give cards and presents to their mothers.
día de la madre
mother tongue noun a person’s native language
lengua materna
My mother tongue is Spanish.
(Definition of mother from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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