food-gathering

[ food-gath-er-ing ]
/ ˈfudˌgæð ər ɪŋ /

adjective

procuring food by hunting or fishing or the gathering of seeds, berries, or roots, rather than by the cultivation of plants or the domestication of animals; foraging.

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Origin of food-gathering

First recorded in 1925–30

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