Hunter-gatherer definition

hŭntər-găthər-ər
A member of a people subsisting in the wild on food obtained by hunting and foraging.
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(anthrop.) A member of a culture that supplies its food by hunting game and gathering berries, roots, etc. rather than by raising crops or livestock.
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A member of a group of people who live by hunting animals and gathering edible plants for their main food sources, and who do not keep animals or farm land.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hunter-gatherer
Plural:
hunter-gatherers

Origin of hunter-gatherer