earth mother


earth mother

noun, often capitalized E&M

: a woman who takes care of other people and has qualities that are associated with being a mother in a traditional culture where people live in a simple and natural way

Full Definition of EARTH MOTHER

1
:  the earth viewed (as in primitive theology) as the divine source of terrestrial life
2
:  an embodiment of the female principle of fertility :  a nurturing maternal woman

First Known Use of EARTH MOTHER

1902

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