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wet nurse

noun [C] uk   us  
in the past, a woman employed to give her breast milk to another woman's baby
Translations of “wet nurse”
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時的)奶媽,乳母…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时的)奶妈,乳母…
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