Definition of omnivorous
- omnivorous animals
- an omnivorous reader
- omnivorous curiosity
She is an omnivorous reader.
a child with omnivorous curiosity
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First Known Use: circa 1656See Words from the same year
: eating both plants and animals
: eager to learn about many different things
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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