charognard

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From charogne +‎ -ard.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

charognard m (plural charognards)

  1. scavenger (animal feeding on decaying matter)
  2. (figuratively, colloquial) vulture (person who profits from the suffering of others)

Adjective[edit]

charognard (feminine singular charognarde, masculine plural charognards, feminine plural charognardes)

  1. scavenging

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