hunter-gatherer

noun hunt·er-gath·er·er \ ˈhən-tər-ˈga-t͟hər-ər \

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

1938

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HUNTER-GATHERER Defined for English Language Learners

hunter-gatherer

noun

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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