the earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility and the source of all life.
a female spirit or deity serving as a symbol of life or fertility.
a sensuous, maternal woman.
(in various mythologies)
(informal) a sensual or fecund woman
1904, folkloric spirit of the earth, conceived as sensual, maternal; a translation of German erdmutter.
[urth-moo-ver] /ˈɜrθˌmu vər/ noun 1. a vehicle, as a bulldozer, for pushing or carrying excavated from place to place.
[urth-moo-ving] /ˈɜrθˌmu vɪŋ/ adjective 1. of or relating to earthmovers: earthmoving machinery.
- Earth muffin
noun phrase A person who is not stylish; for example, a woman who does not wear cosmetics •Shows a mocking attitude toward ”natural-looking” people and environmentalists (1980s+ Students)
[urth-nuht] /ˈɜrθˌnʌt/ noun 1. any of various roots, tubers, or underground growths, as the peanut and the truffle. 2. any of the plants producing these. /ˈɜːθˌnʌt/ noun 1. Also called pignut. a perennial umbelliferous plant, Conopodium majus, of Europe and Asia, having edible dark brown tubers 2. any of various plants having an edible root, […]