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harvester

[ hahr-vuh-ster ]
/ ˈhɑr və stər /
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noun
a person who harvests; reaper.
any of various farm machines for harvesting field crops.
an orange-brown butterfly, Feniseca tarquinius, the larvae of which are predacious on aphids.
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Origin of harvester

First recorded in 1580–90; harvest + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for harvester

harvester
/ (ˈhɑːvɪstə) /

noun
a person who harvests
a harvesting machine, esp a combine harvester
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