lacto-ovo vegetarian

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

Definition of lacto-ovo vegetarian 

: a vegetarian whose diet includes dairy products, eggs, vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts

called also ovo-lacto vegetarian

— compare lacto-vegetarian

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Strict vegetarians and vegans are also at a higher risk of developing a B12 deficiency than lacto-ovo vegetarians (vegetarians who still eat eggs and dairy products) and non-vegetarians, the NIH says. Korin Miller, Allure, "What You Should Know Before Taking Vitamin B12 Supplements," 31 Mar. 2018

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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lacto-ovo vegetarian

noun

Medical Definition of lacto-ovo vegetarian 

: a vegetarian whose diet includes milk, eggs, vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts

called also ovo-lacto vegetarian

— compare lacto-vegetarian

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