Origin of omnivorefrom Modern Latin omnivora (pl.), old designation for the group containing the pig from L, neuter plural of omnivorus: see omnivorous
People are omnivores.
The definition of an omnivore is someone or something that eats meats and plants.
An example of an omnivore is a human.
- An omnivorous animal: “Humans are quintessential omnivores” ( Paul Rozin )
- One that takes in everything available, as with the mind.
Origin of omnivoreFrom New Latin Omnivora omnivores from neuter pl. of Latin omnivorus omnivorous ; see omnivorous .
From Latin omne "all, everything" + vorare "to devour".