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omnivore:

see carnivorecarnivore
, term commonly applied to any animal whose diet consists wholly or largely of animal matter. In animal systematics it refers to members of the mammalian order Carnivora (see Chordata).
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omnivore

[′äm·nə‚vȯr]
(zoology)
An organism that eats both animal and vegetable matter.
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If you're going to remain an omnivore, at least look for lowfat versions of meat and dairy foods.
An omnivore, it will eat vertebrates, invertebrates, fruits, nuts, berries, mice, young birds, crayfish, frogs and turtle and bird eggs.
An equal opportunity omnivore, it snacks on a variety of plants, insects--even roadkill, when it gets the chance.
Although the idea of cultural mobility has some obvious affinities with that of the cultural omnivore, the metaphor of indiscriminate 'omnivorous' cultural consumption fails to capture an important dimension of contemporary cultural life which is its strategic or tactical character.
Vegetarians generally have less intramuscular creatine than omnivores (Maughan, 1995) because creatine is found only in muscle meat (providing an omnivore with about 1 g creatine per day), while the body itself produces a similar amount.
Plant quality, therefore, mediates the effec t of this omnivore on prey suppression.