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noun [countable]     body snatcher pronunciation in American English
/ˈbɑdi ˌsnætʃər/
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singularbody snatcher
pluralbody snatchers
  1. someone in the past who dug up dead bodies after they were buried to sell to doctors for dissection (=the process of cutting into them to examine the organs inside)

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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