Part of speech: adjective

Eating food of all kinds; greedy.

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Usage examples "omnivorous":

  1. Next to him, with respect to this power of vital resistance, come the omnivorous animals, then the carnivorous, and last of all, the herbivorous, in which this faculty is very feeble indeed. - "On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment", Honoré Bourguignon.
  2. From such premisses as these- All pigs are omnivorous, All men are omnivorous, it is plain that nothing follows. - "Deductive Logic", St. George Stock.
  3. They were almost omnivorous, and specially delighted in putrid or noisome substances from which a European would turn in loathing, and from the eating of which he might conceivably die. - "Pioneers in Canada", Sir Harry Johnston.