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nurseries, plural;
  1. A room in a house for the special use of young children

  2. A place where young children are cared for during the working day; a nursery school

  3. A place where young plants and trees are grown for sale or for planting elsewhere

  4. A place or natural habitat that breeds or supports animals
    • - this estuary provides a vast nursery for fish
  5. An institution or environment in which certain types of people or qualities are fostered or bred
    • - that nursery of traitors

  1. a child's room for a baby
  2. greenhouse: a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
  3. A nursery school is a school for children between the ages of three and five years, staffed by qualified teachers and other professionals who encourage and supervise educational play rather than simply providing childcare. It is a pre-school education institution; part of early childhood education.
  4. A nursery is a place where plants are propagated and grown to usable size. They include retail nurseries which sell to the general public, wholesale nurseries which sell only to businesses such as other nurseries and to commercial gardeners, and private nurseries which supply the needs of ...
  5. A nursery is usually, in American connotations, a bedroom within a house or other dwelling set aside for an infant or toddler. ...
  6. The Nursery (Детская, Detskaya, literally Children's [Room]) is a song cycle by Modest Mussorgsky, composed between 1868 and 1872, set to his own lyrics.
  7. The act of nursing; A place where nursing is carried on; as: A place, or apartment, in a house, used for the care of children. A place where young trees, shrubs, vines, etc., are cultivated for transplanting; a plantation of young trees. ...
  8. (Nurseries) Establishments in which all merchandise other than plants is kept within an enclosed building or a fully screened enclosure, and fertilizer of any type is stored and sold in package form only.
  9. Stage of culture where juveniles are cared for over a few weeks or months before they are released into ponds, cages, etc.
  10. The growth phase from weaning until they enter the grow-finish building.
  11. A place where plants are germinated and grown for planting elsewhere.
  12. An area where juvenile fish live and grow.
  13. Many female convicts brough young children with them when they were transported, or bore children (often illegitimate) while under sentence. Those under three years of age were usually housed in a nursery. ...
  14. The part of a fish's or animal's habitat where the young grow up.
  15. (n.): an area reserved for the cultivation of trees. Back
  16. Cultivation and Mail Sale of Cacti and Succulents.
  17. noun, 1. A room or area set apart for the use of children. 2. A nursery school. 3. A place for the temporary care of children.
  18. Protected rearing environment for growing young animals after metamorphosis in the hatchery and before transfer to the outside environment
  19. means a place where newborn babies, animals, or plants are taken care of while they grow. What’s the word?
  20. For the purpose of these documents, this includes any area where normal, newborn babies are cared for when separated from their mothers. It includes being cared for at the postnatal ward nursing desk or station, or a Special Care Nursery being used for well babies.
  21. A handicap race for two year old horses
  22. land used for the storage, cultivation, or transplanting of live trees, shrubs, or plants offered for sale on or off the premises including products used for
  23. An area set aside for testing new turfgrass cultivars and chemicals and for growing replacement turf for the golf course.
  24. a practice conducted by shellfish farmers where very small shellfish are held under conditions that promote growth while protecting them from predators and other environmental hazards. ...
  25. Nursing care charges for newborn babies.