Definitions

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  • adj. Consisting of all kinds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of all kinds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of all kinds.

Etymologies

Latin omniqenus; omnis all + genus kind. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Infinite and omnigenous, and the like of these among them;

    Walt Whitman

  • Nor can the guidance of mankind be with safety entrusted to one who for eighty-six years insisted on remaining by his own hearth-stone a mere omnivorous reader and omnigenous writer of books.

    Studies in Early Victorian Literature

  • Not a sale of MSS. occurred, apparently, in London, during his time, at which he was not an omnigenous purchaser; so that students of every subject now bury themselves in his stores with great content and profit.

    English Book Collectors

  • Infinite and omnigenous, and the like of these among

    Leaves of Grass [1867]

  • Infinite and omnigenous, and the like of these among them,

    Leaves of Grass

  • The labors of these eminent divines are aided by those of innumerable lecturers, who diffuse such a various profundity, in all subjects of human or celestial science, that any man may acquire an omnigenous erudition without the trouble of even learning to read.

    The Celestial Railroad

  • In Physics a vast and omnigenous mass of information lies before the inquirer, all in a confused litter, and needing arrangement and analysis.

    The Idea of a University Defined and Illustrated: In Nine Discourses Delivered to the Catholics of Dublin

  • The labours of these eminent divines are aided by those of innumerable lecturers, who diffuse such a various profundity, in all subjects of human or celestial science, that any man may acquire an omnigenous erudition, without the trouble of even learning to read.

    The Celestial Rail-road

  • He had by one whole generation run before the phrenologists and craniologists, -- having already measured innumerable skulls amongst the omnigenous seafaring population of Liverpool, illustrating all the races of men, -- and was in society a most urbane and pleasant companion.

    Memorials and Other Papers — Complete

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