[vee-guh n, vey-]
- a vegetarian who omits all animal products from the diet.
- a person who does not use any animal products, as leather or wool.
- of or relating to vegans or their practices: vegan shoes made of synthetic leather.
Origin of vegan
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Examples from the Web for veganism
Fire-fighting, hunger-striking, snow-shoveling U.S. Senator Cory Booker is up to something new this holiday season: veganism.Talking Tofurky With Newly Vegan Cory Booker
November 26, 2014
On Sunday, Beyoncé and Jay Z celebrated the end of their veganism at Miami restaurant Seasalt and Pepper.Phoebe Philo Honored by the Queen; Jay Z and Beyonce End Veganism
The Fashion Beast Team
December 31, 2013
Sing Blackbird mingles vintage apparel, veganism, and sweet desserts into a welcome retreat in Neukölln.A Hip Haven in Berlin
September 20, 2011
Her perfection can sometimes verge on pedantic, like with her conversion to veganism.Everybody Hates Natalie
Joyce C. Tang
March 6, 2011
“I seized on the food theory of veganism to justify my desire to restrict,” she told The Daily Beast.When Veganism Is an Eating Disorder
July 22, 2010
- a person who refrains from using any animal product whatever for food, clothing, or any other purpose
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Word Origin and History for veganism
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