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omnivorous
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
feeding on both plants and animals
  • Wind their way through miles of omnivorous forest to sucksucculent her breast dry.
    Episode 15 — Circe (51% in)
  • that an omnivorous being which can masticate, deglute, digest and apparently pass through the ordinary channel with pluterperfect imperturbability such multifarious aliments as cancrenous females emaciated by parturition, corpulent professional gentlemen, not to speak of jaundiced politicians and chlorotic nuns, might possibly find gastric relief in an innocent collation of staggering bob, reveals as nought else could and in a very unsavoury light the tendency above alluded to.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (80% in)
  • Those succulent bivalves may help us and the truffles of Perigord, tubers dislodged through mister omnivorous porker, were unsurpassed in cases of nervous debility or viragitis.
    Episode 15 — Circe (51% in)

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