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graverobber

[greyv-rob-er] /ˈgreɪvˌrɒb ər/
noun
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.
Also, grave robber.
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graverobbing, noun
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