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nursery

nurs·er·y

nursery

 
 
pronunciation:
nuhr s ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: nurseries
definition 1: a room where babies or young children sleep or play.
They bought a new crib and a rocking chair for the nursery.
definition 2: a place where plants or trees are grown for sale.
definition 3: a place where babies and young children are taken care of while their parents are working or in school; nursery school.
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