from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A vegetarian who eats plant products only, especially one who uses no products derived from animals, as fur or leather.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A vegetarian who does not eat any animal products, not even fish, eggs, or milk.

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  • adjective Relating to vegans or veganism.
  • adjective Relating to Vega (the star).
  • noun A person who does not consume, use or eat any animal products; a supporter of veganism
  • noun Someone from Vega, which is either a town in Norway, Sweden, or Texas, or (science fiction) the system of the star.

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  • noun a strict vegetarian; someone who eats no animal or dairy products at all


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

[Short for vegetarian.]



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    April 19, 2008

  • Persons originating from the planet Vega.

    April 19, 2008

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    April 20, 2018

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    April 20, 2018

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    April 20, 2018