[muhth -er-uh v-tahym] /ˈmʌð ər əvˈtaɪm/
noun, plural mother-of-thymes.
a branched, woody, prostrate plant, Thymus serpyllum, of the mint family, native to Eurasia and northern Africa, having wiry stems that root at the joints and small, purplish flowers.
noun 1. 2 .
noun 1. (informal) the mother of one’s ex-husband or ex-wife
noun 1. a vessel or craft that services others operating far from a home port or center. noun 1. a ship providing facilities and supplies for a number of small vessels noun a larger spacecraft or watercraft which carries, controls, or launches smaller craft
- Mother shipton
/ˈʃɪptən/ noun 1. a day-flying noctuid moth, Callistege mi, mottled brown in colour and named from a fancied resemblance between its darker marking and a haggish profile