Definition of wildcraft in English:

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wildcraft

Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪl(d)krɑːft/

verb

[with object]
Gather (herbs, plants, and fungi) from the wild.
Example sentences
  • Medicinal plants are wildcrafted from the bush or forest and not cultivated, since the plants are plentiful and not hard to find; one herbalist kept a kitchen garden.
  • Medicinal plants are predominantly wildcrafted and dispensed mainly by decoction, although prepared formulas are given.
  • The new Mugwort was wildcrafted and cured by the proprietor of the shop, and is leaf-only.

noun

[mass noun]
The action or practice of wildcrafting.
Example sentences
  • The wildcraft of mushroom hunting is directly related to our stomachs.
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