Omnivorous Definition

ŏm-nĭvər-əs
adjective
Eating any sort of food, esp. both animal and vegetable food.
Webster's New World
Taking in everything indiscriminately, as with the intellect.
An omnivorous reader.
Webster's New World

Having a diet which is neither exclusively carnivorous nor herbivorous.

Wiktionary
(figuratively) Having an interest in a variety of subjects.
2003 Winchester, Simon, The Meaning of Everything; The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary, New York: Oxford University Press. p72.
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Origin of Omnivorous

  • From Latin omnivorus omni- omni- -vorus -vorous

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

  • From the Latin omni, all and -vore.

    From Wiktionary

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