Meaning of “scavenger” in the English Dictionary

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"scavenger" in British English

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scavengernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskæv.ɪn.dʒər/ us /ˈskæv.ɪn.dʒɚ/

a bird or animal that feeds on dead animals that it has not killed itself

(Definition of “scavenger” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scavenger" in American English

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scavengernoun [ C ]

us /ˈskæv·ən·dʒər/

an animal, bird, or person who scavenges

(Definition of “scavenger” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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