nurser

[ nur-ser ]
/ ˈnɜr sər /

noun

a person, animal, or thing that nurses.

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Origin of nurser

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at nurse, -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for nurser

  • This is complimentary to woman—indicating that she marries to become a nurser of the sick and old.

    The Golden Censer|John McGovern