omnivore


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omnivore

(ŏm′nə-vôr′)
n.
An omnivorous animal: "Humans are quintessential omnivores" (Paul Rozin).

omnivore

an organism feeding on both animals and plants. For example, humans have teeth adapted to chewing both types of material. See also CARNIVORE.

omnivore

an omnivorous animal.
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For example, a conscientious omnivore may avoid factory farmed meat.
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