[muhth -er-uh v-thou-zuh ndz] /ˈmʌð ər əvˈθaʊ zəndz/
noun, plural mother-of-thousands. (used with a singular or plural verb)
a S European perennial creeping plant, Linaria cymbalaria, having small pale blue or lilac flowers
a saxifragaceous plant, Saxifraga sarmentosa or S. stolonifera, having white flowers and creeping red runners
[muhth -er-uh v-tahym] /ˈmʌð ər əvˈtaɪm/ noun, plural mother-of-thymes. 1. 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