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scavenge

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈskæv.ɪndʒ/
to look for or get food or other objects in other people's rubbish
(从废弃物中)觅食;捡破烂
The flood has left villagers and animals desperately scavenging for food.
因遭受水灾,村民和牲畜四处寻觅食物。
We managed to scavenge a lot of furniture from the local rubbish dump.
我们从当地的垃圾堆里捡到了许多家具。
Searching
If a wild animal scavenges, it feeds on the flesh of dead decaying animals.
(野生动物)以腐肉为食
Animal (non-human) behaviourSearching
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