gleaning

[ glee-ning ]
/ ˈgli nɪŋ /

noun

the act of a person who gleans.
gleanings, things found or acquired by gleaning.

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Origin of gleaning

First recorded in 1400–50, gleaning is from the late Middle English word glenynge.See glean, -ing1

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