fruitarian

noun
frui·​tar·​i·​an | \ (ˌ)frü(t)-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce fruitarian (audio) \

Definition of fruitarian

: a person who lives on fruit

Examples of fruitarian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Deborah’s mother was once vice president of the New York Vegetarian society; for a while the family lived as fruitarians. Daisy Finer, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of fruitarian

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fruitarian was in 1893

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“Fruitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fruitarian. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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fruitarian

noun
fruit·​ar·​i·​an | \ frü-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce fruitarian (audio) \

Medical Definition of fruitarian

: one who lives chiefly on fruit

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