To cull is defined as to select from a large number of options.(verb)
See cull in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME cullen < OFr coillir < L colligere: see collect
See cull in American Heritage Dictionary 4
culltransitive verb culled, cull·ing, culls
Origin: Middle English cullen, from Old French cuillir, from Latin colligere; see collect 1.
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