Omnivore vs Meatarian - What's the difference?

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Omnivore is a synonym of meatarian.

As nouns the difference between omnivore and meatarian

is that omnivore is an animal which is able to consume both plants (like a herbivore) and meat (like a carnivore) while meatarian is (rare) one who eats meat.



(en noun)
  • An animal which is able to consume both plants (like a herbivore) and meat (like a carnivore).
  • Bears are omnivores , they can eat plants but they also eat fish.

    See also

    * herbivore * carnivore * folivore * frugivore * insectivore * hemovore / plasmavore ----




    (en noun)
  • (rare) One who eats meat.
  • * 1977 , Psychonomic Society, Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, Volume 10?
  • At the present, it appears that there is support for the notion that vegetarians respond (in a variety of ways) different from meatarians .
  • * 1984 , M Thomas Starkes, God's commissioned people?
  • Finally she divided the Hindu, Muslim, and Christian students into three categories: vegetarians, meatarians , and eggarians.
  • * 2004 , Kancha Ilaiah, Buffalo nationalism: a critique of spiritual fascism?
  • If India is defined as a nation of productive skills — of tilling land, of cutting crops — its holistic (meatarian and vegetarian) food culture, its symbols of civilization such as the pot, wheel, shoe, sculpture and so on — it belongs to the Adivasis, Dalits and OBCs.
  • (rare) A person who only eats meat.
  • Usage notes

    Primarily used to contrast with vegetarian, referring to people who eat meat (in addition to vegetables, not to their exclusion).


    * meatatarian * omnivore


    * vegetarian


    * carnivore