from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A child brought up by its grandmother; hence, a spoiled child; a delicate nursling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare A child brought up by its grandmother; a spoiled child.
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- noun archaic A
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From Late Latin mammothreptus, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek μαμμόθρεπτος ("brought up by one’s grandmother"), from μάμμη ("grandmother") + θρεπτός verbal adjective from τρέφειν ("to bring up").
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