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nurseryman

[ nur-suh-ree-muhn ]
/ ˈnɜr sə ri mən /
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noun, plural nurs·er·y·men.

a person who owns or conducts a plant nursery.

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Origin of nurseryman

First recorded in 1665–75; nursery + man

usage note for nurseryman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for nurseryman

nurseryman
/ (ˈnɜːsrɪmən) /

noun plural -men

a person who owns or works in a nursery in which plants are grown
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