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omnivore

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noun om·ni·vore \ˈäm-ni-ˌvȯr\

Simple Definition of omnivore

  • : an animal that eats both plants and other animals

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of omnivore

  1. :  one that is omnivorous

Origin and Etymology of omnivore

New Latin omnivora, neuter plural of omnivorus, from Latin


First Known Use: 1887


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omnivore

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noun om·ni·vore \ˈäm-ni-ˌvȯr\

Definition of omnivore for Students

  1. :  an animal that feeds on plants and other animals




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