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reaper (noun) harvester [person/machine].
A reaper is a person or a machine that cuts and binds crops or grain. A person or a machine that does harvesting is a reaper.
- In these days of mechanized farming, harvesting is done almost completely by automatic reapers. These machines cut crop and collects it on a farm.
- The reaper in the filed sang a song as she cut and bound the crop. This inspired Wordsworth to write the poem, The Solitary Reaper.