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lacto–ovo vegetarian

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noun lac·to–ovo vegetarian \ˈlak-tō-ˈō-vō-\

Definition of lacto–ovo vegetarian

  1. :  a vegetarian whose diet includes dairy products, eggs, vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts —called also ovo-lacto vegetarian — compare lacto-vegetarian



1952

First Known Use of lacto–ovo vegetarian

1952


Medical Dictionary

lacto–ovo vegetarian

noun lac·to–ovo vegetarian

Medical Definition of lacto–ovo vegetarian

  1. :  a vegetarian whose diet includes milk, eggs, vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts—called also ovo-lacto vegetarian; compare lacto-vegetarian

lacto–ovo–vegetarian

adjective



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