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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Oceanodroma leucorhoa (0.00964 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Oceanodroma leucorhoa Mother \Moth"er\ (m[u^][th]"[~e]r), n. [OE. moder, AS. m[=o]dor; akin to D. moeder, OS. m[=o]dar, G. mutter, OHG. muotar, Icel. m[=o][eth]ir, Dan. & Sw. moder, OSlav. mati, Russ. mate, Ir. & Gael. mathair, L. mater, Gr. mh`thr, Skr. m[=a]t[.r]; cf. Skr. m[=a] to measure. [root]268. Cf. Material, Matrix, Metropolis, Father.] 1. A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child. [1913 Webster] 2. That which has produced or nurtured anything; source of birth or origin; generatrix. [1913 Webster] Alas! poor country! . . . it can not Be called our mother, but our grave. --Shak. [1913 Webster] I behold . . . the solitary majesty of Crete, mother of a religion, it is said, that lived two thousand years. --Landor. [1913 Webster] 3. An old woman or matron. [Familiar] [1913 Webster] 4. The female superior or head of a religious house, as an abbess, etc. [1913 Webster] 5. Hysterical passion; hysteria. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Mother Carey's chicken (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small petrels, as the stormy petrel (Procellaria pelagica), and Leach's petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa ), both of the Atlantic, and Oceanodroma furcata of the North Pacific. Mother Carey's goose (Zo["o]l.), the giant fulmar of the Pacific. See Fulmar. Mother's mark (Med.), a congenital mark upon the body; a birthmark; a n[ae]vus. [1913 Webster]

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