mōdor-cynd, f.n: the nature derived from the mother. (MO-dor-KUEND / ˈmoː-dɔr-ˌkynd)

Medieval manuscript image of a haloed woman in blue holding a haloed child in her lap; the child is reaching out to take a round object from someone’s hand.
Mary and Jesus in an illuminated psalter; England (London), 1220s; British Library, Lansdowne MS 420, f. 8v. [blogs.bl.uk]

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