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 But an enterprising nurseryman from Vincennes, Indiana saw the potential. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, 4 Dec. 2021 The shoes are named after Johnny Appleseed, the nurseryman largely credited with introducing apple trees to the United States. Joshua Hawkins, BGR, 1 Dec. 2021 The nurseryman also improved commercial orchards and private estates. Sally Peterson, oregonlive, 23 Oct. 2021 The institute was named after the French nurseryman who first brought the trees and vines planted at stagecoach stops and homesteads throughout the California foothills in the late 1800s. Diana Marcum, Los Angeles Times, 29 Dec. 2020 Every day the nurseryman rises and prays and walks the rows of his trees. Marc Mcandrews, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Sep. 2020 Evolution of my mulching knowledge began by listening to nurserymen and landscape contractors who thought mulching was unimportant. Howard Garrett, Dallas News, 19 Feb. 2020 It is created and managed by Northwest nurserymen, so the information is specific to our area. oregonlive, 19 Jan. 2020 His father was a fruit-tree nurseryman, his mother a librarian., 25 Oct. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of nurseryman

1629, in the meaning defined above

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“Nurseryman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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