hunter–gatherer

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

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

1974

First Known Use of hunter–gatherer

1974

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HUNTER–GATHERER Defined for English Language Learners

hunter–gatherer

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

Definition of hunter–gatherer for English Language Learners

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


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