Complete Definition of "scavenger"

English
Noun
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en-noun

#obsolete A street sweeper.

  1. Someone who scavenges, especially one who searches through rubbish for food or useful things.
  2. An animal that feeds on decaying matter such as carrion.

#chemistry A substance used to remove impurities from the air or from a solution.

Translations
trans-top|animal feeding on decaying matter
Finnish: haaskaeläin
German: Aasfresser m
Hebrew: ×××× × ×××ת
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Slovene: mrhovinar m
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trans-top|substance to remove impurities
German: Spülmittel n
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Derived terms

scavenger beetle
scavanger crab
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scavenger's daughter|scavengerâs daughter
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