Pothunter



[pot-huhn-ter] /ˈpɒtˌhʌn tər/

noun
1.
a person who hunts for food or profit, ignoring the rules of sport.
2.
a person who takes part in contests merely to win prizes.
/ˈpɒtˌhʌntə/
noun
1.
a person who hunts for food or for profit without regard to the rules of sport
2.
(informal) a person who enters competitions for the sole purpose of winning prizes

noun

A person who scavenges in abandoned buildings, towns, fields, etc: Cemeteries are also considered fair game for pothunters

[1958+; probably an informal term for ”archaeologist,” since pots and pot fragments are so crucial to their work]

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