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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