picker

[pik-er]
noun
1.
someone or something that picks.
2.
a special tool or machine for picking fruit, vegetables, etc., from their plants.
3.
a machine that picks fibers.
4.
a person who gathers fruit, flowers, etc.
5.
Slang. a player of a stringed instrument, especially a banjo.
6.
Metallurgy. a pointed rod for removing a pattern from a half mold.

Origin:
1520–30; pick1 + -er1

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picker (ˈpɪkə)
 
n
1.  a person or thing that picks, esp that gathers fruit, crops, etc
2.  (in weaving) a person or the part of the loom that casts the shuttle

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The mechanical cotton picker spurred a migration to northern cities-and the civil rights movement.
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