a West Indian foliage plant, Dieffenbachia seguine, of the arum family, having yellow-blotched leaves that cause temporary speechlessness when chewed.
[muhth -er-land] /ˈmʌð ərˌlænd/ noun 1. one’s native . 2. the of one’s ancestors. 3. a country considered as the origin or source of something. /ˈmʌðəˌlænd/ noun 1. another word for fatherland n. 1711, from mother (n.1) + land (n.).
noun 1. a language from which another language is descended; parent language.
[muhth -er] /ˈmʌð ər/ noun 1. a female parent. 2. (often initial capital letter) one’s female parent. 3. a mother-in-law, stepmother, or adoptive mother. 4. a term of address for a female parent or a woman having or regarded as having the status, function, or authority of a female parent. 5. a term of familiar […]
noun 1. the portion of a solution remaining after crystallization of its important component.