|n.||1.||One that prowls.|
|Noun||1.||prowler - someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions|
|prowler - (Unix) A daemon that is run periodically (typically once a
week) to seek out and erase core files, truncate
administrative logfiles, nuke "lost+found" directories, and
otherwise clean up the cruft that tends to pile up in the
corners of a file system.|
See also GFR, reaper, skulker.