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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harvest  \Har"vest\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Harvested};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Harvesting}.] 
  To  reap  or  gather,  as  any  crop. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harvesting  \Har"vest*ing\, 
  a.  &  n.,  from  {Harvest},  v.  t. 
 
  {Harvesting  ant}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  species  of  ant  which  gathers 
  and  stores  up  seeds  for  food.  Many  species  are  known 
 
  Note:  The  species  found  in  Southern  Europe  and  Palestine  are 
  {Aphenogaster  structor}  and  {A.  barbara};  that  of 
  Texas,  called  {agricultural  ant},  is  {Pogonomyrmex 
  barbatus}  or  {Myrmica  molifaciens};  that  of  Florida  is 
  {P.  crudelis}.  See  {Agricultural  ant},  under 
  {Agricultural}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harvesting 
  n  :  the  gathering  of  a  ripened  crop  [syn:  {harvest},  {harvest 
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