Omnivorousness



[om-niv-er-uh s] /ɒmˈnɪv ər əs/

adjective
1.
eating both animal and plant foods.
2.
eating all kinds of foods indiscriminately.
3.
taking in everything, as with the mind:
an omnivorous reader.
/ɒmˈnɪvərəs/
adjective
1.
eating food of both animal and vegetable origin, or any type of food indiscriminately
2.
taking in or assimilating everything, esp with the mind
adj.

1650s, from Latin omnivorus “all-devouring,” from omnis “all” (see omni-) + vorare “devour, swallow” (see voracity). Related: Omnivorously; omnivorousness.

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