nurture (n.) Look up nurture at Dictionary.com
c.1300, "breeding, upbringing," from Old French norture, nourreture "food, nourishment; education, training," from Late Latin nutritia (see nursery).
nurture (v.) Look up nurture at Dictionary.com
"to feed or nourish," early 15c., from nurture (n.). Related: Nurtured; nurturing.