Also called nurserymaid. a woman or girl employed to care for a child or several children, especially in a household.
verb (used with object)
to act as a nursemaid to; to take care of or look after protectively.
a woman or girl employed to look after someone else’s children Often shortened to nurse
[nurs-mid-wahyf] /ˈnɜrsˈmɪdˌwaɪf/ noun, plural nurse-midwives. 1. a nurse skilled in assisting women in the prenatal period and in childbirth, especially at home or in another nonhospital setting. nurse-midwife n. A person formally educated and certified to practice in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery. nurse-midwifery n.
[nurs-prak-tish-uh-ner] /ˈnɜrs prækˈtɪʃ ə nər/ noun 1. a registered nurse who has received special training for diagnosing and treating routine or minor ailments. Abbreviation: NP.
[nur-ser] /ˈnɜr sər/ noun 1. a person, animal, or thing that . 2. .
[nur-suh-ree] /ˈnɜr sə ri/ noun, plural nurseries. 1. a room or place set apart for young children. 2. a or . 3. a place where young trees or other plants are raised for transplanting, for sale, or for experimental study. 4. any place in which something is bred, nourished, or fostered: The art institute has […]
[nur-suh-ree-muh n] /ˈnɜr sə ri mən/ noun, plural nurserymen. 1. a person who owns or conducts a plant . /ˈnɜːsrɪmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a person who owns or works in a nursery in which plants are grown