vegetarian

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1veg·e·tar·i·an

noun \ˌve-jə-ˈter-ē-ən\

: a person who does not eat meat

Full Definition of VEGETARIAN

1
:  one who believes in or practices vegetarianism
2
:  herbivore

Origin of VEGETARIAN

2vegetable + -arian
First Known Use: 1839

Other Physiology Terms

eructation, flux, gustatory, menarche, myopia, senescence, torpor

2vegetarian

adjective

Definition of VEGETARIAN

1
:  of or relating to vegetarians
2
:  consisting wholly of vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, and sometimes eggs or dairy products <a vegetarian diet>

First Known Use of VEGETARIAN

1847

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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