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 for gleaner
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gleaner \Glean"er\, n.
     1. One who gathers after reapers.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. One who gathers slowly with labor. --Locke.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gleaner
      n 1: someone who picks up grain left in the field by the
           harvesters
      2: someone who gathers something in small pieces (e.g.
         information) slowly and carefully

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