Omnigenous vs Omnibus - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between omnigenous and omnibus
is that omnigenous
is consisting of all kinds while omnibus
is containing multiple items.
As a noun omnibus is
) a vehicle set up to carry many people (now usually called a bus).
As a verb omnibus is
to combine (legislative bills, etc) into a single package.
(lb) A vehicle set up to carry many people (now usually called a bus).
*:Athelstan Arundel walked home all the way, foaming and raging. No omnibus , cab, or conveyance ever built could contain a young man in such a rage. His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn.
*:"Please, is that an omnibus ?" / "Omnibus est," said the driver, without turning round.
*1959 , (Michael Flanders), (At the Drop of a Hat)
*:Omnibus , my friend Mr. Swann informs me, comes from the Latin omnibus , meaning to or for by with or from everybody, which is a very good description. Well, this song is about a bus, it's wittily subtitled—I thought of this—'A Transport of Delight'.
*1988 , (Rowan Atkinson) as Ebenezer Blackadder in "(w, Blackadder's Christmas Carol) ", written by (Richard Curtis) and (Ben Elton):
*:Baldrick, I want you to take this [money] and go out, and buy a turkey so large you'd think its mother had been rogered by an omnibus .
An anthology of previously released material linked together by theme or author, especially in book form.
A broadcast programme consisting of all of the episodes of a serial that have been shown in the previous week.
(lb) A stamp issue, usually commemorative, that appears simultaneously in several countries as a joint issue.
Containing multiple items.
- The legislature enacted an omnibus appropriations bill.
To combine (legislative bills, etc.) into a single package.