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Definition of scavenger:

  1. A person whose employment is to clean the streets of a city, by scraping or sweeping, and carrying off the filth. The name is also applied to any animal which devours refuse, carrion, or anything injurious to health.

Synonyms:

bushytail woodrat, hunter, prater, junk dealer, scrounger, babbler, chatterbox, pack rat, freeloader, scrounge, magpie, spouter, collector, chatterer, packrat, trade rat.

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