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omnivorous

 [om-niv´ŏ-rus]
eating both plant and animal foods.

om·niv·o·rous

(om-niv'ŏ-rŭs),
Living on food of all kinds, on both animal and vegetable food.
[L. omnis, all, + voro, to eat]

omnivorous

(ŏm-nĭv′ər-əs)
adj.
Eating food of any kind, including animals and plants.

om·niv′o·rous·ly adv.
om·niv′o·rous·ness n.

om·niv·o·rous

(om-niv'ŏ-rŭs)
Living on food of all kinds, on both animal and vegetable food.
[L. omnis, all, + voro, to eat]

omnivorous

Eating food of both animal and vegetable origin, as in the case of most people.
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