[ food-gath-er-ing ]
/ ˈfudˌgæð ər ɪŋ /
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
Words nearby food-gathering
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Example sentences from the Web for food-gathering
Thus there are food-gathering individuals, locomotor individuals, sense individuals, and reproductive individuals.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg