Definition of nursery adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnɜːsəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɜːrsəri//
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[only before noun] (British English) connected with the education of children from 2 to 5 years old nursery education a nursery teacher Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French nourice ‘nurse’ (see nurse) + -ery.