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den mother

noun

Simple Definition of den mother

  • : a woman who is the leader of a group of Cub Scouts

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of den mother

  1. :  a female adult leader of a Cub Scout den; also :  a person seen in the role of leader or protector of a group

1936

First Known Use of den mother

1936


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