Omnivore meaning

ŏmnə-vôr
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The definition of an omnivore is someone or something that eats meats and plants.

An example of an omnivore is a human.

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

Bears are omnivores, they can eat plants but they enjoy eating fish.

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An omnivorous animal.
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One that takes in everything available, as with the mind.
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An omnivorous person or animal.
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An omnivorous animal.
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An organism that eats both plants and animals.
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Origin of omnivore

  • From New Latin Omnivora omnivores from neuter pl. of Latin omnivorus omnivorous omnivorous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin omne "all, everything" + vorare "to devour".

    From Wiktionary