from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, intended for, or being the early years of childhood that precede the beginning of elementary school.
  • noun A school for children who are not old enough to attend kindergarten; a nursery school.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, or relating to early childhood, especially to those years before attendance at primary school
  • noun A nursery school
  • verb transitive To provide nursery school education for.
  • verb intransitive To undergo nursery school education.

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

  • noun an educational institution for children too young for elementary school


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