from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A man who harvests.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A laborer in harvest.
  • noun A harvester, shepherd-spider, gray-bear, or daddy-long-legs; an arachnidan, such as those of the genus Phalangium, having a very small globose body with long slim legs. Also harvest-spider.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A man engaged in harvesting.
  • noun (Zoöl.) See Daddy longlegs, 1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A field-worker who works to gather in the harvest.
  • noun An order of terrestrial, non-venomous arachnids with often very long legs: Opiliones.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs


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