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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Ancient Arabian civilisation uncovered Umm al-Nar, which translates to mother of fire, derives its name from an island located close to Abu Dhabi.
Kazakhs asked the Mother of Fire to defend young couples.
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.