nurseryman

noun
nurs·​ery·​man | \ˈnərs-rē-mən, ˈnər-sə-\

Definition of nurseryman 

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

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Earl Nickel is an Oakland nurseryman and freelance writer. Earl Nickel, San Francisco Chronicle, "Go over the brink of pink with new variety of pincushion flower," 13 Apr. 2018 Earl Nickel is an Oakland nurseryman and freelance writer. Earl Nickel, San Francisco Chronicle, "Go over the brink of pink with new variety of pincushion flower," 13 Apr. 2018 Earl Nickel is an Oakland nurseryman and freelance writer. Earl Nickel, San Francisco Chronicle, "Ornamental cherry trees bring a waterfall of blooms," 23 Feb. 2018 Earl Nickel is an Oakland nurseryman and freelance writer. Earl Nickel, San Francisco Chronicle, "Ornamental cherry trees bring a waterfall of blooms," 23 Feb. 2018 Earl Nickel is an Oakland nurseryman and freelance writer. Earl Nickel, San Francisco Chronicle, "Ornamental cherry trees bring a waterfall of blooms," 23 Feb. 2018 Oregon nurseryman Jesse Waldman wrote about small-footprint houseplants on his brother Ethan’s website, tinyhouse.net. Amy Dewall Dadmun, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Green house effect: Plants enhance life in tiny homes, apartments," 26 Jan. 2018 Earl Nickel is an Oakland nurseryman and freelance writer. Earl Nickel, San Francisco Chronicle, "Ornamental cherry trees bring a waterfall of blooms," 23 Feb. 2018 Earl Nickel is an Oakland nurseryman and freelance writer. Earl Nickel, San Francisco Chronicle, "Versatile evergreen Falkia repens covers a lot of ground," 26 Jan. 2018

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1629, in the meaning defined above

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nurseryman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of nurseryman

: a person who owns or works in a place where plants are grown and sold

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