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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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The grey nurse shark is one of Australia's most endangered marine species after being fished to near-extinction.
The partnership, and outcomes from it, is designed to work with and enhance the excellent work of other state and national groups in protecting the marine environment and species such as the Grey Nurse shark.
According to reports, grey nurse sharks are critically low in number with estimates of 1,500 found on the east coast of Australia.
The grey nurse is the only known shark to gulp and store air in its stomach to maintain neutral buoyancy while it is swimming.
She was about 50 yards off shore when attacked by a Grey Nurse shark.
The shark, thought to be a Grey Nurse, homed in on her as she swam in waist-high water after passing others who were swimming further out.
Raggies - known as sand tigers in the United States and grey nurse sharks in Australia - spend the winter months of July to November breeding around the shoal.
According to reports, Saunders was attacked by a grey nurse shark and suffered deep puncture wounds.
The beaches were closed and last night fishermen were forming a hunting party to kill the Grey Nurse shark, which can grow to 12ft.
Grey nurse sharks have been killed in their thousands over the past two centuries.
A DIVER who claimed he speared a22lb grey nurse shark in self-defence faces being fined pounds 85,000 for killing an endangered species.
THE ghostly Grey Nurse of St Thomas's Hospital in London has been seen by doctors, administrators, nurses and patients.