co-mother
Noun

co-mother (plural co-mothers)

  1. (obsolete) The relationship of a godmother to the other god-parents, and the legal parents, of a child.
    Synonyms: cummer, gossip, commère
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  2. In polygamy, a wife of one's father who is not one's mother; that is, co-wife of one's mother.
    Synonyms: sister-wife
  3. In polygamy, the relationship between one co-wife and another, in respect to their children.
    Synonyms: sister-wife
  4. In a lesbian couple, the nonbirth mother (partner of the birth mother) of a child, especially one who takes an equal role in mothering the child.
    Synonyms: stepmother
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