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gatherer

[ gath-er-er ]
/ ˈgæð ər ər /
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noun
a person or thing that collects, brings together, or accumulates:The artist acts as both gatherer and creator, collecting vintage artifacts and orchestrating them into open-ended narratives.The data gatherers are to inquire about product safety, potential drug interactions, cost, and efficacy.
a person who comes together with others:In Black churches throughout the South, gatherers celebrated “Watch Night” on December 31, 1862, counting down to the moment when the Emancipation Proclamation would take effect.
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