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scavenger

(skăv′ən-jər)
n.
1. An animal, such as a vulture or housefly, that feeds on dead or decaying matter.
2. Chemistry A substance added to a mixture to remove or inactivate impurities.

scavenger

any organism that feeds on carrion, refuse or material left unconsumed by other organisms. See also SAPROBIONT.
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The Grand Slam Scavenger Hunt helps pitch summer reading to the community.
"The Cabinet approved the proposal of the Social Welfare Department for the Rehabilitation programme to persons identified as Manual Scavengers in Delhi government under the provisions of the 'Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013" (MS Act, 2013)," said a release of the Chief Minister's Office.
She said she wants to see scavenger children attend school.
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