foster home

noun

Definition of foster home

:a household in which an orphaned, neglected, or delinquent child is placed for care

First Known Use of foster home

1886


Law Dictionary

foster home

noun

legal Definition of foster home

:a household in which care is provided to a child who has been orphaned or removed from the home of his or her natural parents (as for reasons of abuse, neglect, or delinquency)

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