Nursling



[nurs-ling] /ˈnɜrs lɪŋ/

noun
1.
an infant, child, or young animal being or being cared for by a .
2.
any person or thing under fostering care, influences, or conditions.
/ˈnɜːslɪŋ/
noun
1.
a child or young animal that is being suckled, nursed, or fostered
n.

also nurseling, “object of a nurse’s care,” 1550s, from nurse (v.) + -ling.

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