Meaning of food-gathering

food-gath•er•ing

Pronunciation: (fd'ga"ur-ing), [key]
— adj.
  1. procuring food by hunting or fishing or the gathering of seeds, berries, or roots, rather than by the cultivation of plants or the domestication of animals; foraging.
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