Variant of nurture
- anything that nourishes; food; nutriment
- the act or process of raising or promoting the development of; training, educating, fostering, etc.also nurturance
- all the environmental factors, collectively, to which one is subjected from conception onward, as distinguished from one's nature or heredity
Origin: Middle English from Old French norreture from Late Latin nutritura, past participle of Classical Latin nutrire, to nourish: see nurse
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