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harvesting

verb
present participle of harvest

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to catch or collect (a crop or natural resource) for human use
  • harvest salmon from nearby rivers
  • every year we harvest corn from our own garden

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“Harvesting.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/harvesting. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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