Meaning of food-gatherer in English:

food-gatherer

See synonyms for food-gatherer

noun

  • 1Zoology
    A structure used by an animal to obtain food from its surroundings.

  • 2Anthropology
    A person who obtains food from natural sources rather than through agriculture, hunting, etc.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philip Gosse (1810–1888), zoologist and religious writer.