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lacto-ovo-vegetarian

[ lak-toh-oh-voh-vej-i-tair-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌlæk toʊˌoʊ voʊˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən /
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noun

Also called lac·to·var·i·an [lak-tuh-vair-ee-uhn], /ˌlæk təˈvɛər i ən/, ovolactarian, ovo-lacto-vegetarian. a vegetarian whose diet includes dairy products and eggs.

adjective

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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