picnicker, n.
/pik"nik/, n., v., picnicked, picnicking.
1. an excursion or outing in which the participants carry food with them and share a meal in the open air.
2. the food eaten on such an excursion.
3. Also called picnic ham, picnic shoulder. a section of pork shoulder, usually boned, smoked, and weighing 4-6 pounds. Cf. daisy (def. 2).
4. Informal. an enjoyable experience or time, easy task, etc.: Being laid up in a hospital is no picnic.
5. to go on or take part in a picnic.
[1740-50; < G Pic-nic (now Picknick) < F pique-nique, rhyming compound < ?]

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