[ hahr-vist-muh n ]
/ ˈhɑr vɪst mən /
noun, plural har·vest·men.
, harvest tick
, harvester ant
, harvey wallbanger
Origin of harvestman
late Middle English. See harvest
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for harvestman
Little Mrs. Ladybug, who was somewhat of a gossip, discovered in some way that Daddy Longlegs was a harvestman.
"You're a harvestman," she began, quite out of breath from hurrying.
It was only the next day that the largest Harvestman came home on seven legs.
When a Harvestman said "Good-morning" to you on a rainy day, you always had a feeling that the sun was shining.
British Dictionary definitions for harvestman
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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