Definitions for omnivorousɒmˈnɪv ər əs
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feeding on both plants and animals
All-devouring; eating everything indiscriminately; as, omnivorous vanity; an omnivorous intellect.
Origin: [L. omnivorus; omnis all + vorate to eat greedily. See Voracious.]
Having a diet which is neither exclusively carnivorous nor herbivorous.
Having an interest in a variety of subjects.
2003 Winchester, Simon, The Meaning of Everything; The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary, New York: Oxford University Press. p72:
Origin: From the Latin omni, all and -vore.
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