hunter-gatherer

[ huhn-ter-gath-er-er ]
/ ˈhʌn tərˈgæð ər ər /

noun Anthropology.

a member of a group of people who subsist by hunting, fishing, or foraging in the wild.

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British Dictionary definitions for hunter-gatherer

hunter-gatherer
/ anthropol /

adjective

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

noun

a member of such a society
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