[sem-ee-vej-i-tair-ee-uh n, sem-ahy-]
a person who eats mostly plant foods, dairy products, and eggs, and occasionally chicken, fish, and red meat.
of or relating to a semivegetarian.
Where did the word “vegan” come from?
There are, of course, many ethical and health controversies surrounding vegetarianism in all its different forms, but we wanted to know – where did the words come from? Who invented “veganism”? Vegetarianism has been around for a very long time. Some historians date it back to Ancient Greek philosophers, and religious sects of Buddhism and Hinduism have encouraged vegetarianism for hundreds of years. However, the …
What is the difference between partly and partially?
Generally, the words may be used interchangeably to refer to some amount or degree that is less than the whole. For example, you can say: She is partly responsible for their fighting. / She is partially responsible for their fighting. However, partially may imply favoritism because it is related to ‘partial’ and does have the archaic sense ‘in a biased manner’. To avoid ambiguity when describing favoritism, say: He is ‘partial’ …
Also called partial vegetarian.
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