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picker

[ pik-er ]
/ ˈpɪk ər /
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noun
someone or something that picks.
a special tool or machine for picking fruit, vegetables, etc., from their plants.
a machine that picks fibers.
a person who gathers fruit, flowers, etc.
Slang. a player of a stringed instrument, especially a banjo.
Metallurgy. a pointed rod for removing a pattern from a half mold.
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Origin of picker

First recorded in 1520–30; pick1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for picker

picker
/ (ˈpɪkə) /

noun
a person or thing that picks, esp that gathers fruit, crops, etc
(in weaving) a person or the part of the loom that casts the shuttle
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