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omnivore

[ om-nuh-vawr, -vohr ]
/ ˈɒm nəˌvɔr, -ˌvoʊr /
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noun

someone or something that is omnivorous.
an omnivorous animal.

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Origin of omnivore

1885–90; <French, on the model of carnivore, etc.
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British Dictionary definitions for omnivore

omnivore
/ (ˈɒmnɪˌvɔː) /

noun

an omnivorous person or animal
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Medical definitions for omnivore

omnivore
[ ŏmnə-vôr′ ]

n.

An omnivorous person or animal.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for omnivore

omnivore
[ ŏmnə-vôr′ ]

An organism that eats both plants and animals.

Other words from omnivore

omnivorous adjective
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Cultural definitions for omnivore

omnivore
[ (om-nuh-vawr) ]

An animal whose normal diet includes both plants and animals. Human beings and bears, for instance, are omnivores.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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