American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who practices vegetarianism.
- n. A herbivore.
- adj. Of or relating to vegetarianism or vegetarians.
- adj. Consisting primarily or wholly of vegetables and vegetable products: a vegetarian diet.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of those who on principle abstain from animal food.
- Consisting entirely of vegetables.
- n. One who maintains that vegetables and farinaceous substances constitute the only proper food for man.
- n. One who abstains from animal food, and lives exclusively on vegetables, together with, usually, eggs, milk, etc. Strict vegetarians eat vegetable and farinaceous food only, and will not eat butter, eggs, or even milk.
- n. A person who does not eat animal flesh, or, in some cases, animal products.
- n. An animal that eats only plants; a herbivore.
- adj. Of or relating to the type of diet eaten by vegetarians (in all senses).
- adj. Of a product normally made with meat, having non-meat substitutes in place of meat.
- adj. of a person That does not eat meat.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who holds that vegetables and fruits are the only proper food for man. Strict vegetarians eat no meat, eggs, or milk, and are sometimes referred tro as vegans.
- adj. Of or pertaining to vegetarianism.
- n. eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products
- vegetable + -arian; popularized following 1847 foundation of British Vegetarian Society. (Alternatively, it may derive from vegetus + -arian.) (Wiktionary)
- veget(able) + -arian. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“When talking about that which is served at his restaurant, the only use of the term vegetarian as a descriptor of Tony should be itself served with a generous portion of irony.”
“However, the term vegetarian is misleading because there are many types of vegetarians.”
“Some people will use the term vegetarian to mean that they avoid red meat, so they will eat fish and sometimes chicken.”
“But he also has a hilarious description of what he calls vegetarian, teetotalers, saddle-wearers, bearded cranks; you know, these kind of off-the-wall Socialists that he used to see in Socialist summer camps or at Socialist magazines.”
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“For me, being vegetarian is easy, because I prefer vegetarian food (I could never stand the taste and texture of meat, even as a kid).”
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“The difference between being a strict vegetarian versus a practical vegetarian is the world of difference between easily following a kind diet and struggling to stick to a strict regimen.”
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