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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The cultural omnivore is identified by her liking of diverse cultural forms.
Although it is acknowledged that sampling bias may have been introduced due to the omnivore classification system, the socio-demographics of the sample are similar to previous NAF studies in terms of the origin, age, gender, and language of festinos, which supports the validity of the NAF 2009 results.
First, bone resorption--in which calcium is taken away from bones via the bloodstream--was the same for omnivore women as for vegan women.
While you are in training mode, create a paper or online portfolio that includes many styles of recipes, such as omnivore recipes 'converted' into wonderful vegan dishes, vegan and ethnic cuisines, vegan and healthy options, vegan and gluten-free, vegan and lower fat, etc.
People and herbivores extensively chew their food, he says, whereas swallowing food whole is the preferred method of carnivores and omnivores.
Prof Tim White, from the University of California at Berkeley, USA, said: "Australopithecus became a superior omnivore, able to eat tubers and roots with more fibre and grit.
I believe that the correct word he should have used was omnivore.
Speaking at an international conference in Warwickshire yesterday , Prof Robert Pickard, chief executive of the British Nutrition Foundation, said man was naturally an omnivore.
Raised in Blackburn by an Irish father and Indian/Malawian mum, O'Connor is a musical omnivore boasting a gift for ear-catching confessionals, sweet, harmony-rich melodies and a balmy vocal sound.
A wildlife official lassoed the omnivore, meaning it eats anything--including small mammals, birds, carrion, and fruit, before the train departed for town.