Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The practice of subsisting on a diet composed primarily or wholly of vegetables, grains, fruits, nuts, and seeds, with or without eggs and dairy products.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The practice of following a vegetarian diet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The theory or practice of living upon vegetables and fruits.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The theory and practice of living solely on vegetables.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a diet excluding all meat and fish

Etymologies

vegetarian +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

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  • if you are on a vow of celibacy and don't keep vegetarianism then you not called celibacy.

    August 7, 2012