omnivore


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om·ni·vore

 (ŏm′nə-vôr′)
n.
1. An omnivorous animal: "Humans are quintessential omnivores" (Paul Rozin).
2. One that takes in everything available, as with the mind.

[From New Latin Omnivora, omnivores, from neuter pl. of Latin omnivorus, omnivorous; see omnivorous.]

omnivore

(ˈɒmnɪˌvɔː)
n
(Zoology) an omnivorous person or animal

om•ni•vore

(ˈɒm nəˌvɔr, -ˌvoʊr)

n.
1. someone or something that is omnivorous.
2. an omnivorous animal.
[1885–90; < French]

om·ni·vore

(ŏm′nə-vôr′)
An organism that eats both plants and animals.

omnivorous adjective

omnivore

An animal that eats both plants and animals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.omnivore - a person who eats all kinds of foods
eater, feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
2.omnivore - an animal that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Translations
všežravec
kaikkiruokainen
mindenevő
alleseteromnivoor

omnivore

[ˈɒmnɪvɔːʳ] Nomnívoro/a m/f

omnivore

nAllesfresser m, → Omnivore m (spec)

omnivore

[ˈɒmnɪˌvɔːʳ] nonnivoro
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