[muhth -er-in-law] /ˈmʌð ər ɪnˌlɔ/
noun, plural mothers-in-law.
the mother of one’s husband or wife.
noun (pl) mothers-in-law
the mother of one’s wife or husband
mid-15c., “mother of one’s spouse,” from mother (n.1) + in-law. Also in early use, “stepmother.” In British slang c.1884, mother-in-law was “a mixture of ales old and bitter.”
- Mother-in-law plant
noun 1. . noun 1. 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 […]