noun om·ni·vore \ˈäm-ni-ˌvr\

: an animal that eats both plants and other animals

Full Definition of OMNIVORE

:  one that is omnivorous

Origin of OMNIVORE

New Latin omnivora, neuter plural of omnivorus, from Latin
First Known Use: 1887

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OMNIVORE Defined for Kids


noun om·ni·vore \ˈäm-ni-ˌvr\

Definition of OMNIVORE for Kids

:  an animal that feeds on plants and other animals


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