[vee-guh n, vey-]
- a vegetarian who omits all animal products from the diet.
- a person who does not use any animal products, as leather or wool.
- of or relating to vegans or their practices: vegan shoes made of synthetic leather.
Origin of vegan
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Examples from the Web for vegan
When she was 17, she hosted a vegan dinner party that was featured in The New York Times Style section.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’
September 26, 2014
Eat a vegan diet for fertility: Probably false, but unknown.The Biggest Myths and Truths About Baby Making
July 25, 2014
You know, regular Americans who also happen to be dancers at a vegan strip club.Vegan Strippers Let It All Hang Out
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March 29, 2014
The site is provocative enough in the vegan world to earn its own digital arch-nemesis “30 Bananas A Day…Sucks!”Why the ‘30 Bananas a Day Diet’ Is Monkey Business
January 2, 2014
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December 31, 2013
“Not to look for trouble,” the Vegan girl said in a frightened voice.
Margot Dennison looked at the frightened Vegan girl and smiled.
The man was wearing Vegan clothes, but he wasn't Bart's father.The Colors of Space
Marion Zimmer Bradley
But from what you say, I'd rather be in bed with a rattler than have a treaty with a Vegan.
"Oh, I didn't mean you in particular," the Vegan said with a negligent wave.
- a person who refrains from using any animal product whatever for food, clothing, or any other purpose
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Word Origin and History for vegan
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