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nursery rhymenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​short and usually very ​oldpoem or ​song for ​youngchildren: a ​book of ​nurseryrhymes
(Definition of nursery rhyme from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nursery rhymenoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɜr·sər·i ˌrɑɪm/
a ​shortpoem or ​song for ​youngchildren
(Definition of nursery rhyme from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nursery rhyme”
in Arabic أُغْنية لِلأطْفال…
in Korean 동요…
in Portuguese canção infantil…
in Catalan cançó infantil…
in Japanese 童謡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 儿歌,童谣…
in Turkish çocuk şarkısı/şiiri, tekerleme…
in Russian детские стишки…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兒歌,童謠…
in Italian filastrocca…
in Polish wierszyk lub piosenka dla dzieci, rymowanka…
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