Definitions for omnivorousɒmˈnɪv ər əs

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  1. omnivorous(adj)

    feeding on both plants and animals

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  1. Omnivorous(a.)

    All-devouring; eating everything indiscriminately; as, omnivorous vanity; an omnivorous intellect.

  2. Origin: [L. omnivorus; omnis all + vorate to eat greedily. See Voracious.]

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  1. omnivorous(Adjective)

    Having a diet which is neither exclusively carnivorous nor herbivorous.

  2. omnivorous(Adjective)

    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:

  3. Origin: From the Latin omni, all and -vore.

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