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Meaning of OMNIVOROUS

Pronunciation:  âm'nivurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  feeding on both plants and animals
 

OMNIVOROUS is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: all-devouring(a)
 
 Antonyms: carnivorous, herbivorous, insectivorous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Om*niv"o*rous\, a. [L. omnivorus; omnis all + vorate
to eat greedily. See {Voracious}.]
All-devouring; eating everything indiscriminately; as,
omnivorous vanity; esp. (Zo["o]l.), eating both animal and
vegetable food. -- {Om*niv"o*rous*ness}, n.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: eating both meat and vegetable food.
 
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