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food-gathering

[food-gath-er-ing] /ˈfudˌgæð ər ɪŋ/
adjective
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.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • When not occupied with food-gathering or territorial defense, chipmunks sleep in their underground burrows.
  • Most tribes used two or three of these food-gathering techniques at once to get a varied diet.

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