from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nurse employed to care for but not breast-feed an infant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A nurse who attends and feeds a child by hand, distinguished from a wet nurse, who suckles it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A nurse who attends and feeds a child by hand; -- in distinction from a
wet nurse, who suckles it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a nurse who cares for but does not suckle an infant
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