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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
(Definition of scavenge from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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