nursery rhyme

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of nursery rhyme

: a short rhyme for children that often tells a story

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First Known Use of nursery rhyme

1816

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NURSERY RHYME Defined for English Language Learners

nursery rhyme

Definition of nursery rhyme for English Language Learners

  • : a short poem or song for children


NURSERY RHYME Defined for Kids

nursery rhyme

noun

Definition of nursery rhyme for Students

: a short rhyme for children that often tells a story


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