nurseling urseling n. An infant considered in relation to its nurse.

Syn: nursling, suckling. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nurseling — /nerrs ling/, n. nursling. * * * …   Universalium

  • nurseling — nÉœrslɪŋ / nɜːs n. nursing baby, infant; person or thing being fostered …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nurseling — noun archaic spelling of nursling …   English new terms dictionary

  • nurseling — noun (C) another spelling of nursling …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nurseling — /ˈnɜslɪŋ/ (say nersling) noun → nursling. {nurs(e) + ling1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nurseling — var. of NURSLING …   Useful english dictionary

  • nursling nurseling — noun (C) old use a baby who is being fed from the breast, or who is being looked after by a nurse …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Infant — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Infant >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 infant infant babe baby babe in arms Sgm: N 1 nurseling nurseling suckling yearling weanling Sgm: N 1 papoose papoose bambino Sgm …   English dictionary for students

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  • nursling — /nerrs ling/, n. 1. an infant, child, or young animal being nursed or being cared for by a nurse. 2. any person or thing under fostering care, influences, or conditions. Also, nurseling. [1550 60; NURSE + LING1] * * * …   Universalium

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