Meaning of foraging

for•ag•ing

Pronunciation: (fôr'i-jing, for'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the acquisition of food by hunting, fishing, or the gathering of plant matter.
—adj.
  1. characterized by or dependent upon the acquisition of food by such means; food-gathering: a foraging people.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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