gleanings

plural noun
glean·​ings | \ ˈglē-niŋz How to pronounce gleanings (audio) \

Definition of gleanings

: things acquired by gleaning

Examples of gleanings in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These gleanings feel like the book’s freshest offering — a rich supply of something very like gossip. Washington Post, 11 Feb. 2022

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First Known Use of gleanings

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Gleanings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gleanings. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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