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omnivorous

om·niv·or·ous

omnivorous

 
 
pronunciation:
am nI v rs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: living on a diet of both plant and animal food.
Human beings are omnivorous as a species, but some humans choose to avoid animal foods.
definition 2: devouring food of any and all kinds; voracious.
synonyms:
gluttonous, insatiable, voracious
similar words:
avaricious, hoggish, piggish, ravenous
definition 3: absorbing or consuming everything.
He is an omnivorous spectator of sports.
synonyms:
devouring, insatiable, voracious
similar words:
avaricious, greedy
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derivations: omnivorously (adv.), omnivorousness (n.)
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