Scavenge

What is Scavenge ?

Scavenge is (verb) 1. to feed on dead and decaying matter Vultures live by scavenging on the corpses of animals which have died in the desert. 2. to get food or other useful items from rubbish Children were scavenging for food in the heaps of rubbish round the city.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level