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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: glener, from Late Latin glennare

glean

verb
     
Related topics: Crops
glean
1 [transitive] to find out information slowly and with difficulty
glean something from somebody/something
Additional information was gleaned from other sources.
2 [intransitive and transitive]TAC to collect grain that has been left behind after the crops have been cut

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