Translation of scavenge in Spanish:

scavenge

Pronunciation: /ˈskævəndʒ/

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  • to scavenge for sth escarbar or hurgar* en busca de algo dogs scavenge for food in the garbage los perros escarban or hurgan en la basura en busca de comida
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    • Most unclean of all are those animals who are fed on refuse scraps, human or animal excrement, or who scavenge dead animals.
    • They are carnivorous, scavenging among carrion or preying on other molluscs.
    • Fish will scavenge for insects and plant life in the pond but will also benefit from an occasional feeding of fish food.

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