Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which eats all kinds of food, or is omnivorous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person or an animal that has the habit of eating all kinds of food.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who eats all kinds of food.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

See pantophagous and -ist.

Examples

  • Santley was a true pantophagist, but he was worsted in his first encounter with the American oyster: "I had often heard of the celebrated American oyster, which half a dozen people had tried to swallow without success, and was anxious to learn if the story were founded on fact.

    The Merry-Go-Round

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