nursling

noun nurs·ling \ ˈnərs-liŋ \

Definition of nursling

1 : one that is solicitously cared for
2 : a nursing child

First Known Use of nursling

1557

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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nursling

noun nurs·ling \ ˈnər-sliŋ \

medical Definition of nursling

: a nursing child

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