A town in Victoria, Australia.
A town in Indiana.
A village in Missouri.
A village in Nebraska.
(uncountable) The care given to another; guardianship.
- stephen collins foster
- Stephen Foster
Other Word Forms of Foster
Origin of Foster
Middle English fostren from Old English fōstrian to nourish from fōstor food, nourishing pā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old English fostor (“food, sustenance”), from Proto-Germanic *fustrą.
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