[ flek-si-tair-ee-uh n ]
/ ˌflɛk sɪˈtɛər i ən /
a person whose diet is mostly vegetarian but sometimes includes meat, fish, or poultry.
of or relating to flexitarians or their diet: a flexitarian cookbook.
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British Dictionary definitions for flexitarian
/ (ˌflɛksɪˈtɛərɪən) /
a person who eats a predominantly vegetarian diet, but who eats meat or fish occasionally
of or relating to a flexitarianflexitarian fare
Derived forms of flexitarianflexitarianism, noun
Word Origin for flexitarian
C21: from flexi (ble) + (vege) tarian
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