ingathering

[ in-gath-er-ing ]
/ ˈɪnˌgæð ər ɪŋ /

noun

a gathering in, especially of farm products; harvest.
a gathering together, as of persons; assembly.

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Origin of ingathering

First recorded in 1525–35; in-1 + gathering

Definition for ingathering (2 of 2)

ingather
[ in-gath-er, in-gath-er ]
/ ˈɪn gæð ər, ɪnˈgæð ər /

verb (used with object)

to gather or bring in, as a harvest.

verb (used without object)

to collect; assemble.

Origin of ingather

First recorded in 1565–75; in-1 + gather

OTHER WORDS FROM ingather

in·gath·er·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ingathering

ingather
/ (ɪnˈɡæðə) /

verb

(tr) to gather together or in (a harvest)

Derived forms of ingather

ingatherer, noun
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