Omnivora

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Omnivora (Zoöl) A group of ungulate mammals including the hog and the hippopotamus. The term is also sometimes applied to the bears, and to certain passerine birds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • omnivora In mammalogy, the non-ruminant or omnivorous artiodactyl ungulate quadrupeds, as pigs and hippopotamuses; a division of Artiodactyla contrasting with Pecora or Ruminantia. They have the stomach imperfectly septate, the molar teeth tuberculiferous, and the lower canines differentiated, often developed as tusks. The odontoid process of the axis is conical. There are 4 families of living Omnivora, namely Hippopotamidæ, Phacochæridæ, Suidæ, and Dicotylidæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Omnivorous