[ vej-i-tair-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən /
a person who does not eat or does not believe in eating meat, fish, fowl, or, in some cases, any food derived from animals, as eggs or cheese, but subsists on vegetables, fruits, nuts, grain, etc.
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OTHER WORDS FROM vegetariannon·veg·e·tar·i·an, adjective, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH vegetarianvegan, vegetarian
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Example sentences from the Web for vegetarian
Vegetarians also frequently stay with non-vegetarian friends, or lodge with others who do not understand how to provide for them.The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book|Thomas R. Allinson
British Dictionary definitions for vegetarian
/ (ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪən) /
a person who advocates or practises vegetarianism
relating to, advocating, or practising vegetarianism
cookery strictly, consisting of vegetables and fruit only, but usually including milk, cheese, eggs, etc
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Medical definitions for vegetarian
[ vĕj′ĭ-târ′ē-ən ]
One who practices vegetarianism.
Of or relating to vegetarianism or vegetarians.
Consisting primarily or wholly of vegetables and vegetable products.
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