Definition of Omnivore

1. Noun. A person who eats all kinds of foods.

Generic synonyms: Eater, Feeder



2. Noun. An animal that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances.
Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna

Definition of Omnivore

1. Noun. An animal which is able to consume both plants (like a herbivore) and meat (like a carnivore). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Omnivore

1. an animal that eats all kinds of food [n -S]

Medical Definition of Omnivore

1. An animal that eats all kinds of plants and animals. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omnivore

omnisentient
omnishambles
omnispective
omnitheism
omnitheist
omnitheists
omnium
omnium-gatherum
omniums
omnivagant
omniverse
omnivicarious
omnivora
omnivore (current term)
omnivores
omnivorous
omnivorously
omnivorousness
omnivory
omnivourous
omo-
omoclavicular
omoclavicular triangle
omoconazole
omohyoid
omohyoid muscle
omohyoids
omomyid

Literary usage of Omnivore

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. In the Way of Development: Indigenous Peoples, Life Projects and Globalization by Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit, Glenn McRae (2004)
"... capital is predicated upon the 'resource transfer' from ecological ethnicities to what Gadgil and Guha (1995) in India have called the 'omnivore' class. ..."

2. Bolivia by Vivien Lougheed (2006)
"An omnivore, the coati hunts both in the day and at night and eats just ... A true omnivore, the peccary will eat anything from poisonous snakes to cactus. ..."

3. Vocabulary Centers, Grades 4-5 by Sandi Johnson (2006)
"Mammal Tic-Tac-Toe EMC 3351 • © Evan-Moor Corp. omnivore (om-nuh-vor) An omnivore is an animal that eats both plants and meat. Mammal Tic-Tac-Toe EMC 3351 ..."

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