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[nur-suh-ree-muh n] /ˈnɜr sə ri mən/
noun, plural nurserymen.
a person who owns or conducts a plant nursery.
Origin of nurseryman
1665-75; nursery + man1
Usage note
See -man. Unabridged
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  • The seed stock selected by a nurseryman should influence the deployment of grafted trees from the nursery.
  • Homeowners, landscape architects, nurseryman and municipalities should to be educated in the values and uses of dryland lawns.
  • Check with your local nurseryman and see what has proven effective in your area.
British Dictionary definitions for nurseryman


noun (pl) -men
a person who owns or works in a nursery in which plants are grown
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