noun pick·er \ˈpi-kər\

: a person or machine that picks crops

Full Definition of PICKER

:  one that picks: as
a :  a worker who picks something (as crops)
b :  a tool, implement, or machine used in picking something
c :  a musician who picks a stringed instrument (as a banjo)

Examples of PICKER

  1. <a book reviewer who is one of the pickers of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction>

First Known Use of PICKER

14th century

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