- an infant's bedroom
- a room or apartment in a home, set apart for the children as a playroom, study, dining room, etc.
- a place where parents may temporarily leave children with trained attendants; specif.,
- nursery school
- day nursery
- a place where young trees or other plants are raised for experimental purposes, for transplanting, or for sale
- anything that nourishes, protects, develops, or fosters
Origin of nurseryMiddle English norcery: see nurse