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omnivorous
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
feeding on both plants and animals
  • One of the stanchest patrons was little Ned Higgins, the devourer of Jim Crow and the elephant, who to-day signalized his omnivorous prowess by swallowing two dromedaries and a locomotive.
    Chapter 5 — May and November (74% in)
  • In her bewilderment, she offered him first a wooden dragoon, and next a handful of marbles; neither of which being adapted to his else omnivorous appetite, she hastily held out her whole remaining stock of natural history in gingerbread, and huddled the small customer out of the shop.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (85% in)

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