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noun hunt·er–gath·er·er \ˈhən-tər-ˈga-thər-ər\

Simple Definition of hunter–gatherer

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hunter–gatherer

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


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