[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
"Oh, I didn't mean you in particular," the Vegan said with a negligent wave.
But from what you say, I'd rather be in bed with a rattler than have a treaty with a Vegan.
- 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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