earth-mother


earth-mother

noun

  1. the earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility and the source of all life.
  2. a female spirit or deity serving as a symbol of life or fertility.
  3. a sensuous, maternal woman.

noun

  1. (in various mythologies)
    1. a female goddess considered as the source of fertility and life
    2. the earth personified
  2. informal a sensual or fecund woman
n.

1904, folkloric spirit of the earth, conceived as sensual, maternal; a translation of German erdmutter.

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