veggie

or veg·ie

[ vej-ee ]
/ ˈvɛdʒ i /

noun Informal.

a vegetable.
a vegetarian.

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Origin of veggie

1965–70; by shortening; see -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for veggie

veggie
/ (ˈvɛdʒɪ) /

noun, adjective

an informal word for vegetarian
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