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CRECHE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does creche mean? 

CRECHE (noun)
  The noun CRECHE has 2 senses:

1. a hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
2. a representation of Christ's nativity in the stable at Bethlehem

  Familiarity information: CRECHE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CRECHE (noun)


Sense 1creche [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

creche; foundling hospital

Hypernyms ("creche" is a kind of...):

hospital; infirmary (a health facility where patients receive treatment)


Sense 2creche [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A representation of Christ's nativity in the stable at Bethlehem

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("creche" is a kind of...):

representation (a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something)


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