WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
beach•comb•er /ˈbitʃˌkoʊmɚ/USA pronunciation n. [countable]

    a person who gathers or collects for sale items from beaches, like driftwood, shells, etc.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

beachcomber /ˈbiːtʃˌkəʊmə/ n
  1. a person who searches shore debris for anything of worth, esp a vagrant living on a beach
  2. Canadian (in British Columbia) a person who is paid for salvaging loose logs and returning them to logging companies
  3. a long high wave rolling onto a beach

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