reaper

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From Middle English reper, repare, repere, *riper (the last, attested only in surnames Ryper, Riper, etc.), from Old English rīpere (reaper), equivalent to reap +‎ -er.

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reaper (plural reapers)

  1. One who reaps.
  2. A machine used to harvest crops.
  3. Reaper Shortened form of "The Grim Reaper", the angel of death.
    Don't fear the Reaper / We'll be able to fly — Lyrics from "Don't Fear the Reaper" by Blue Öyster Cult

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