live off the land

idiom

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: to get food by farming, hunting, etc.

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“Live off the land.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20off%20the%20land. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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