nurseryman

noun
nurs·​ery·​man | \ ˈnərs-rē-mən How to pronounce nurseryman (audio) , ˈnər-sə- \

Definition of nurseryman

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

Examples of nurseryman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His father was a fruit-tree nurseryman, his mother a librarian. BostonGlobe.com, "NEW YORK — Dr. Paul Polak, a former psychiatrist who became an entrepreneur and an inventor with a focus on helping the world’s poorest people create profitable small businesses, died Oct. 10 in Denver. He was 86.," 25 Oct. 2019 Great Plant Picks, a site managed by Pacific Northwest nurserymen has great information, pictures, growing conditions, size, etc. and is specific for our area. oregonlive.com, "Tips for success when planting under conifer and maple trees? Ask an expert," 8 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of nurseryman

1629, in the meaning defined above

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11 Nov 2019

Cite this Entry

“Nurseryman.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nurseryman. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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nurseryman

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How to pronounce nurseryman (audio)

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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