lacto-ovo-vegetarian

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

noun

Also called lac·to·var·i·an [lak-tuh-vair-ee-uh n] /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.

Nearby words

  1. lactigenous,
  2. lactigerous,
  3. lactim,
  4. lactivist,
  5. lacto-,
  6. lacto-vegetarian,
  7. lactobacillus,
  8. lactocele,
  9. lactoferrin,
  10. lactoflavin

Origin of lacto-ovo-vegetarian

First recorded in 1950–55

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