[om-niv-er-uh s] /ɒmˈnɪv ər əs/
eating both animal and plant foods.
eating all kinds of foods indiscriminately.
taking in everything, as with the mind:
an omnivorous reader.
eating food of both animal and vegetable origin, or any type of food indiscriminately
taking in or assimilating everything, esp with the mind
1650s, from Latin omnivorus “all-devouring,” from omnis “all” (see omni-) + vorare “devour, swallow” (see voracity). Related: Omnivorously; omnivorousness.
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