From late Middle High German moder (“mold, swamp”), borrowed from Middle Low German modder, modde, mōde (“mud”), from Proto-Germanic *muþraz (“dreg”), from Proto-Indo-European *múHtrom. Doublet of Modder (“mud”), a later borrowing. Cognate with Dutch modder and English mother.
Moder m (genitive Moders, no plural)
German Low German