Pronunciation: (grāv'rob"ur), [key]
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, esp. for medical dissection. Also,grave' rob"ber.
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