mother of fire

mother of fire,

n in Chinese medicine, wood, one of the five elements, essential for creation of fire. See law of mother and child.
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The March 2004 whelps are by Kinda Magic-Cinderella Blues (Top Honcho-Chopped Onion), the dam being halfsister to September Mist (Ardfert Dan-Chopped Onion), mother of Fire Height Dan.