[ lak-toh-oh-voh-vej-i-tair-ee-uh n ]
/ ˌlæk toʊˌoʊ voʊˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən /
pertaining to or maintaining a vegetarian diet that includes dairy products and eggs.
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Origin of lacto-ovo-vegetarian
First recorded in 1950–55
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