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Mother vs. Mummy

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Main Difference

The main difference between Mother and Mummy is that the Mother is a female parent and Mummy is a human or animal, whose skin and organs have been preserved.

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  • Mother (noun)

    A (human) female who has given birth to a baby

    "I am visiting my mother today. — My sister-in-law has just become a mother."

    "He had something of his mother in him, but this was because he realized that in the end only her love was unconditional, and in gratitude he had emulated her."

  • Mother (noun)

    A human female who parents an adopted or fostered child

  • Mother (noun)

    A human female who donates a fertilized egg or donates a body cell which has resulted in a clone.

  • Mother (noun)

    A pregnant female, possibly as a shortened form of mother-to-be.

    "Nutrients and oxygen obtained by the mother are conveyed to the fetus."

  • Mother (noun)

    A female parent of an animal.

    "The lioness was a mother of four cubs."

  • Mother (noun)

    A female ancestor.

  • Mother (noun)

    A source or origin.

    "The Mediterranean was mother to many cultures and languages."

  • Mother (noun)

    Something that is the greatest or most significant of its kind. mother of all.}}

  • Mother (noun)

    A title of respect for one's mother-in-law.

    "Mother Smith, meet my cousin, Doug Jones."

  • Mother (noun)

    Any elderly woman, especially within a particular community.

  • Mother (noun)

    Any person or entity which performs mothering.

  • Mother (noun)

    The principal piece of an astrolabe, into which the others are fixed.

  • Mother (noun)

    The female superior or head of a religious house; an abbess, etc.

  • Mother (noun)

    Hysterical passion; hysteria.

  • Mother (noun)

    A stringy, mucilaginous or film- or membrane-like substance (consisting of acetobacters) which develops in fermenting alcoholic liquids (such as wine, or cider), and turns the alcohol into acetic acid with the help of oxygen from the air.

    "pieces of mother, adding mother to vinegar"

  • Mother (noun)

    Motherfucker.

  • Mother (noun)

    A striking example.

  • Mother (noun)

    alternative form of moth-er

  • Mother (verb)

    To give birth to or produce (as its female parent) a child. father]].

  • Mother (verb)

    To treat as a mother would be expected to treat her child; to nurture.

  • Mother (verb)

    To cause to contain that substance which develops in fermenting alcohol and turns it into vinegar.

    "mothered oil / vinegar / wine"

  • Mother (verb)

    To develop mother.

  • Mummy (noun)

    An wrapped in bandages for practised by the Egyptians. from 17th c.

  • Mummy (noun)

    A reanimated embalmed human corpse, as a typical character in horror films. from 20th c.

  • Mummy (noun)

    Any preserved human or animal body. from 18th c.

  • Mummy (noun)

    A brown ground-Egyptian mixed with bitumen, etc. from 19th c.

    "mummy brown"

  • Mummy (noun)

    A pulp. from 17th c.

  • Mummy (noun)

    A mummified flesh. from 14th c.

  • Mummy (noun)

    A sort of wax used in grafting. 18th c.

  • Mummy (noun)

    mother.

  • Mummy (verb)

    To mummify.

Wiktionary
  • Mother (noun)

    A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child.

  • Mother (noun)

    That which has produced or nurtured anything; source of birth or origin; generatrix.

  • Mother (noun)

    An old woman or matron.

  • Mother (noun)

    The female superior or head of a religious house, as an abbess, etc.

  • Mother (noun)

    Hysterical passion; hysteria.

  • Mother (noun)

    A film or membrane which is developed on the surface of fermented alcoholic liquids, such as vinegar, wine, etc., and acts as a means of conveying the oxygen of the air to the alcohol and other combustible principles of the liquid, thus leading to their oxidation.

  • Mother (noun)

    Same as motherfucker.

  • Mother (noun)

    A person or thing with some exceptional quality, as great size or power; as, a grizzly stuck his nose in my tent and I grabbed my pistol and shot the mother.

  • Mother (adjective)

    Received by birth or from ancestors; native, natural; as, mother language; also acting the part, or having the place of a mother; producing others; originating.

  • Mother

    To adopt as a son or daughter; to perform the duties of a mother to.

  • Mother (verb)

    To become like, or full of, mother, or thick matter, as vinegar.

  • Mummy (noun)

    A dead body embalmed and dried after the manner of the ancient Egyptians; also, a body preserved, by any means, in a dry state, from the process of putrefaction.

  • Mummy (noun)

    Dried flesh of a mummy.

  • Mummy (noun)

    A gummy liquor that exudes from embalmed flesh when heated; - formerly supposed to have magical and medicinal properties.

  • Mummy (noun)

    A brown color obtained from bitumen. See Mummy brown (below).

  • Mummy (noun)

    A sort of wax used in grafting, etc.

  • Mummy (noun)

    One whose affections and energies are withered.

  • Mummy

    To embalm; to mummify.

Webster Dictionary
  • Mother (noun)

    a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother);

    "the mother of three children"

  • Mother (noun)

    a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

  • Mother (noun)

    a term of address for an elderly woman

  • Mother (noun)

    a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation;

    "necessity is the mother of invention"

  • Mother (verb)

    care for like a mother;

    "She fusses over her husband"

  • Mother (verb)

    make children;

    "Abraham begot Isaac"

    "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

  • Mummy (noun)

    informal terms for a mother

  • Mummy (noun)

    a body embalmed and dried and wrapped for burial (as in ancient Egypt)

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