[ hahr-vist-muh n ]
/ ˈhɑr vɪst mən /

noun, plural har·vest·men.

a person engaged in harvesting.


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Origin of harvestman

1400–50; late Middle English. See harvest, man1
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/ (ˈhɑːvɪstmən) /

noun plural -men

a person engaged in harvesting
Also called (US and Canadian): daddy-longlegs any arachnid of the order Opiliones (or Phalangida), having a small rounded body and very long thin legs
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