earth mother

noun, often capitalized E&M

Definition of earth mother

  1. 1 :  the earth viewed (as in primitive theology) as the divine source of terrestrial life

  2. 2 :  an embodiment of the female principle of fertility :  a nurturing maternal woman

1832

First Known Use of earth mother

1832


EARTH MOTHER Defined for English Language Learners

earth mother

noun, often capitalized E&M

Definition of earth mother for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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