¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Nurturer
1. one that nurtures [n -S] - See also: nurtures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Nurturer Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nurturer
nurturer (current term)
nut-leaved screw tree
nut and bolt
Literary usage of Nurturer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Terracotta Figurines of the Classical by Gloria S. Merker (2000)
"71), her role must have been to reinforce, not diminish, the social functions of Demeter as patroness of marriage and nurturer of children. ..."
2. Pausanias's Description of Greece by Pausanias (1898)
"Poseidon the nurturer. Among the ruins of the chapel of Hagia Sotira at Troezen there is an inscribed pedestal which supported a statue of a priest of ..."
3. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1907)
"... of an ancient ritual ; but he is no authority for the view that in any ancient liturgy she was explicitly identified with the ' nurturer of children. ..."
4. Play in Education by Joseph Lee (1915)
"Hunting, fighting, nurturing play, determine that the product shall be a hunter, fighter, nurturer — and so on; but what sort of hunter, and the rest ? ..."
5. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"Certainly the nurturer or getter up of a plea is a much more rational origin for attorney than the one abore ..."