Nurture is someone or something that provides support or nourishment.(noun)
Nurture is defined as to feed, train or help develop someone or something.(verb)
An example of nurture is a mother bird feeding her baby birds.
See nurture in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr norreture < LL nutritura, pp. of L nutrire, to nourish: see nurse
See nurture in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin nūtrītūra, act of suckling
Origin: , from Latin nūtrītus
Origin: , past participle of nūtrīre, to suckle; see (s)nāu- in Indo-European roots.
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