noun Date: 1672 one whose occupation is the cultivation of plants (as trees and shrubs) especially for sale

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  • Nurseryman — Nurs er*y*man, n.; pl. {Nurserymen}. One who cultivates or keeps a nursery, or place for rearing trees, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nurseryman — ► NOUN ▪ a worker in or owner of a plant or tree nursery …   English terms dictionary

  • nurseryman — [nʉrs′ər ēmən, ] often [ nʉrs′rēmən] n. pl. nurserymen [nʉrs′ər ēmən, nʉrs′rēmən] a person who owns, operates, or works for a nursery for growing and transplanting trees, shrubs, etc …   English World dictionary

  • nurseryman — UK [ˈnɜː(r)s(ə)rɪmən] / US [ˈnɜrs(ə)rɪmən] noun [countable] Word forms nurseryman : singular nurseryman plural nurserymen UK [ˈnɜːs(ə)rɪmən] / US [ˈnɜrs(ə)rɪmən] someone who grows plants in a nursery …   English dictionary

  • nurseryman — [[t]nɜ͟ː(r)sərimən[/t]] nurserymen N COUNT A nurseryman is a man who works in a place where young plants are grown in order to be sold …   English dictionary

  • nurseryman — /nerr seuh ree meuhn/, n., pl. nurserymen. a person who owns or conducts a plant nursery. [1665 75; NURSERY + MAN1] Usage. See man. * * * …   Universalium

  • nurseryman — noun /ˈnəːs(ə)ɹɪmən/ A person who rears and sells plants in a nursery …   Wiktionary

  • nurseryman — Synonyms and related words: floriculturist, florist, fruit grower, gardener, horticulturist, landscape architect, landscape gardener, landscapist, market gardener, olericulturist, orchardist, orchardman, truck gardener, vigneron, vinegrower,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nurseryman — nur|se|ry|man [ˈnə:sərimən US ˈnə:r ] n plural nurserymen [ mən] BrE someone who grows plants and trees in a nursery …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nurseryman — nurs|er|y|man [ nɜrs(ə)rimən ] noun count someone who grows plants in a nursery …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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