"nursery" Definition

  1. n. The act of nursing.
  2. n. The place where nursing is carried on
  3. n. The place, or apartment, in a house, appropriated to the care of children.
  4. n. A place where young trees, shrubs, vines, etc., are propagated for the purpose of transplanting; a plantation of young trees.
  5. n. The place where anything is fostered and growth promoted.
  6. n. That which forms and educates; as, commerce is the nursery of seamen.
  7. n. That which is nursed.

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Position in dictionary: 66859 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "nursery": 3
Words that end with "nursery": 1
Words that contain "nursery": 3
Next words in dictionary: nurseryman, nurserymen, nursing, nursling, nurstle, nurture, nurtured, nurturing, nustle, nut
Previous words in dictionary: nurseries, nurser, nursepond, nursemaid, nursehound, nursed, nurse, nurling, nurled, nurl

English Dictionary Definition of nursery

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