plant-based

[ plant-beyst ]
/ ˈplæntˌbeɪst /

adjective

relating to or being a food consisting entirely or mainly of whole or minimally processed plant parts, such as vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, legumes, and seeds: plant-based burgers that taste like meat;the health benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle.
relating to or being a medicine, fuel, etc., made from plants or plant matter.

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Origin of plant-based

Coined in 1980 by Thomas Colin Campbell (born 1934), U.S. biochemist
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