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wet nurse

noun

Simple Definition of wet nurse

  • : a woman who cares for and breast-feeds other people's babies as a job

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wet nurse

  1. :  a woman who cares for and suckles children not her own

1620

First Known Use of wet nurse

1620


Medical Dictionary

wet nurse

noun

Medical Definition of wet nurse

  1. :  a woman who cares for and suckles young not her own




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