nursery rhyme


noun

a short, simple poem or song for very young children, as Hickory Dickory Dock.

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Origin of nursery rhyme

First recorded in 1835–45
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nursery rhyme

noun

a short traditional verse or song for children, such as Little Jack Horner
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