noun \ˈhən-tər-ˈga-thər-ər\

: a member of a culture in which people hunt animals and look for plants to eat instead of growing crops and raising animals

Full Definition of HUNTER-GATHERER

:  a member of a culture in which food is obtained by hunting, fishing, and foraging rather than by agriculture or animal husbandry

First Known Use of HUNTER-GATHERER


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ectomorph, ethnography, prehistory, yurt


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