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nonvegetarian

adjective non·veg·e·tar·i·an \ ˌnän-ˌve-jə-ˈter-ē-ən \

Definition of nonvegetarian

: not of, relating to, or suitable for vegetarians : not vegetarian
  • a nonvegetarian restaurant
  • a nonvegetarian meal

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1883

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nonvegetarian

noun

Definition of nonvegetarian

plural nonvegetarians
: a person who eats meat or fish : a person who is not a vegetarian
  • Nonvegetarians might use well-reduced chicken stock here, to add yet another layer of flavor.
  • —Mark Bittman

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1883

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