Definition of omnispective in US English:

omnispective

adjective

  • Taxonomy. Relating to, using, or designating the classical method of classification that uses weighted phenotypic characters and takes evolutionary history into consideration.

Origin

Mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). From omni- + classical Latin spect-, past participial stem of specere + -ive, probably after prospective, inspective, circumspective, etc.

Pronunciation

omnispective

/ˌɒmnɪˈspɛktɪv/