graverobber

or grave rob·ber

[ greyv-rob-er ]
/ ˈgreɪvˌrɒb ər /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. gravenhage,
  2. gravenhage, 's,
  3. gravenstein,
  4. graveolent,
  5. graver,
  6. graves,
  7. graves' disease,
  8. graves, robert ranke,
  9. gravesend,
  10. gravesham

Origin of graverobber


Related formsgrave·rob·bing, noun

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