grave robber

noun

Definition of grave robber

: a person who digs up a buried body to steal the things that were buried with it

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“Grave robber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grave%20robber. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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