noun Anthropology.

a member of a group of people who subsist by hunting, fishing, or foraging in the wild. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(of a society, lifestyle, etc) surviving by hunting animals and gathering plants for subsistence


a member of such a society
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