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  • n. A female adult who cares for a child who has been placed in foster care.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a woman who takes a mother's place in the nurture and care of a child; a nurse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman who is a foster parent and raises another's child

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