ovo-lacto vegetarian

noun

ovo-lac·​to vegetarian ˈō-vō-ˈlak-tō- How to pronounce ovo-lacto vegetarian (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ovo-lacto vegetarian was in 1977

Dictionary Entries Near ovo-lacto vegetarian

ovoid

ovo-lacto vegetarian

ovolo

Cite this Entry

“Ovo-lacto vegetarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ovo-lacto%20vegetarian. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

ovo-lacto vegetarian

noun
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Fashionable Words

  • dog-sunglasses-scarf
  • Which of these items is named for a deadly weapon?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY