den-mother

den mother

noun
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:
1945–50

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den mother

noun
1. someone who plays the role of a den mother; "he serves as den mother to all the freshmen in this dormitory"; "she's the den mother to new secretaries" 
2. a woman who supervises a den of Cub Scouts 
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