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om·niv·or·ous

omnivorous

 
 
pronunciation:
am nI v rs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: living on a diet of both plant and animal food.
Human beings are omnivorous.
derivations: omnivorously (adv.), omnivorousness (n.)
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The word omnivorous contains the following parts:
omni- Latin prefix that means all
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vor Latin root that means to eat