nursery, baby's room(noun)
a child's room for a baby
greenhouse, nursery, glasshouse(noun)
a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
The place where nursing is carried on; as: (a) The place, or apartment, in a house, appropriated to the care of children. (b) A place where young of any species, plant or animal, are nourished preparatory to transfer elsewhere; especially a place where young trees, shrubs, vines, etc., are propagated for the purpose of transplanting; a plantation of young trees. (c) The place where anything is fostered and growth promoted.
Origin: [Cf. F. nourricerie.]
The act of nursing.
A place where nursing is carried on; as:
That which forms and educates.
Commerce is the nursery of seamen.
That which is nursed.
Origin: nurse + -ery
the act of nursing
the place where nursing is carried on
the place, or apartment, in a house, appropriated to the care of children
a place where young trees, shrubs, vines, etc., are propagated for the purpose of transplanting; a plantation of young trees
the place where anything is fostered and growth promoted
that which forms and educates; as, commerce is the nursery of seamen
that which is nursed
Origin: [Cf. F. nourricerie.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Nursery' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2553
Rank popularity for the word 'Nursery' in Nouns Frequency: #1774
The numerical value of Nursery in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Nursery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Nursery in a Sentence
Universal suffrage is the government of a house by its nursery.
Life is the soul's nursery--Its training place for the destinies of eternity.
A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery.
It has been a nursery rhyme experience for sure, but more than likely without a fairy tale ending.
I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. I insist on believing that some men are my equals.
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Translations for Nursery
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- Kindergarten, Gärtnerei, Kinderzimmer, Baumschule, KinderstubeGerman
- vivero, criadero, semilleroSpanish
- crèche, pouponnière, pépinièreFrench
- seòmar-àraich, ionad-àraichScottish Gaelic
- ymmyr viljynManx
- 保育園, 苗圃Japanese
- peuterspeelzaal, kleuterschool, verzorgenDutch
- berçário, crechePortuguese
- пито́мник, я́сли, де́тский сад, расса́дник, де́тская ко́мната, де́тскаяRussian
- planidabridöp, dabridöp, pulacemVolapük
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