or grave rob·ber

  1. a person who steals valuables from graves and tombs: Graverobbers had emptied the Mayan tomb before archaeologists could examine its contents.
  2. a person who steals corpses after burial, especially for medical dissection.

Origin of graverobber

Related formsgrave·rob·bing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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