nurseryman


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nurseryman

(ˈnɜːsrɪmən)
n, pl -men
(Horticulture) a person who owns or works in a nursery in which plants are grown

nurs•er•y•man

(ˈnɜr sə ri mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who owns or conducts a plant nursery.
[1665–75]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nurseryman - someone who takes care of a gardennurseryman - someone who takes care of a garden  
horticulturist, plantsman - an expert in the science of cultivating plants (fruit or flowers or vegetables or ornamental plants)
transplanter - a gardener who moves plants to new locations
Translations
صاحِب مَشْتَل، عامِل في مَشْتَل
školkař
planteskolemand
műkertész
garîyrkjumaîur
škôlkar
fidanlık bahçivanı

nurseryman

[ˈnɜːsrɪmən] N (nurserymen (pl)) → horticultor m

nurse

(nəːs) noun
1. a person who looks after sick or injured people in hospital. She wants to be a nurse.
2. a person, usually a woman, who looks after small children. The children have gone out with their nurse.
verb
1. to look after sick or injured people, especially in a hospital. He was nursed back to health.
2. to give (a baby) milk from the breast.
3. to hold with care. She was nursing a kitten.
4. to have or encourage (feelings eg of anger or hope) in oneself.
ˈnurseryplural ˈnurseries noun
1. a room etc for young children.
2. a place where young plants are grown.
ˈnursing noun
the profession of a nurse who cares for the sick.
ˈnursemaid noun
a nurse who looks after small children.
ˈnurseryman noun
a person who runs, or works in, a nursery for plants.
nursery rhyme
a short, simple poem for children.
nursery school
a school for very young children.
ˈnursing-home noun
a small private hospital.
References in classic literature ?
Near the edge of the table lay three or four apples left by John Spaniard, a tree nurseryman who was Doctor Reefy's friend, and who had slipped the apples out of his pocket as he came in at the door.
Paul's, and I should be as glad of your nurseryman and poulterer as you could be.
Thank you; but there is no escaping these little vexations, Mary, live where we may; and when you are settled in town and I come to see you, I dare say I shall find you with yours, in spite of the nurseryman and the poulterer, perhaps on their very account.
He was a diffident though distinguished nurseryman, and feared that the audience might regard his bid as a foolish one.
A nurseryman took my advice and came to settle in the place, and I preached wholesome doctrine to the poor concerning the planting of fruit trees, in order that some day they should obtain a monopoly of the sale of fruit in Grenoble.
Mr W John Davies writes: "As a long-retired nurseryman, I have up to now been growing vegetables to a fairly high standard.
But in the late 19th century, it was French nurseryman Victor Lemoine who developed the cultivars that became so popular in the Victorian and Edwardian periods and remain classics today.
Regional support manager Richard Durrant said: "Our top quality plants are grown by veteran nurseryman and tomato expert Henry Cheer.
Last year several were held by nurseryman Mr Sturrock, who lectures on pruning and general orchard management.
The rest are red which, says nurseryman David Nero, who has been tending the plants, is the colour most associated with Christmas and therefore the most popular.
Johnny Appleseed, born John Chapman in Leominster, was a pioneer nurseryman who introduced apples to large parts of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.
Vertrees (1915-1993) was an entomologist, nurseryman, educator, and unequalled collector of maples; the work involved in keeping this reference up-to-date is being carried on by Peter Gregory, who is based in England and is chairman of the Maple Society (and one of its founders).