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earth mother

noun
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.
3.
a sensuous, maternal woman.
Also, Earth Mother.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for earth-mother

earth mother

noun
1.
(in various mythologies)
  1. a female goddess considered as the source of fertility and life
  2. the earth personified
2.
(informal) a sensual or fecund woman
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Word Origin and History for earth-mother
n.

1904, folkloric spirit of the earth, conceived as sensual, maternal; a translation of German erdmutter.

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