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  • n. One who fosters; one who is somehow designated to care for and nurture someone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, fosters.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A nurse; one who feeds and nourishes in the place of a, parent; hence, one who or that which promotes or sustains: as, a fosterer of rebellion; intemperance is a fosterer of crime.

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