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Definition of wet nurse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wet nurse

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwet nɜːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwet nɜːrs//
 
 
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(usually in the past) a woman employed to feed another woman’s baby with her own breast milk
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