Definition of forager in US English:

forager

noun

  • See forage

    • ‘A hive entrance was blocked for 1 min, and four returning foragers were collected in individual plastic vials.’
    • ‘Okay, if you hang on a bit, some forager with business acumen may sell some to your local greengrocer and he'll pass them on to you with a 100 per cent mark up.’
    • ‘At about 3 weeks of age workers leave the hive as foragers who gather pollen and nectar and are exposed to a more variable environment.’
    • ‘It is relatively easy to imagine that information about food will be available when foragers gather in groups to rest.’
    • ‘In both cases, a forager arriving at a patch consumes all the accumulated resource.’

Pronunciation

forager

/ˈfärijər/