What does vegetarian mean?

Definitions for vegetarian
ˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ənveg·e·tar·i·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vegetarian(noun)

    eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products


  1. vegetarian(Noun)

    A person who does not eat animal flesh, or, in some cases, animal products.

    Etymology: ; popularized following 1847 foundation of British .

  2. vegetarian(Noun)

    An animal that eats only plants; a herbivore.

    Etymology: ; popularized following 1847 foundation of British .

  3. vegetarian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the type of diet eaten by vegetarians (in all senses).

    Etymology: ; popularized following 1847 foundation of British .

  4. vegetarian(Adjective)

    Of a product normally made with meat, having non-meat substitutes in place of meat.

    Etymology: ; popularized following 1847 foundation of British .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vegetarian(noun)

    one who holds that vegetables and fruits are the only proper food for man. Strict vegetarians eat no meat, eggs, or milk

  2. Vegetarian(adj)

    of or pertaining to vegetarianism; as, a vegetarian diet

Editors Contribution

  1. vegetarian

    To eat a diet of vegetables, plant food and an accurate and specific balance of other food groups to maintain human health.

    Their are many people who know choose to be vegetarian as they love animals so much.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vegetarian in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vegetarian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of vegetarian in a Sentence

  1. Paul McCartney:

    If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.

  2. Michel Toulet:

    The vegetarian and vegan movements are not very well accepted in Limoges or Limousin, and that creates a tension.

  3. Jake Baum:

    One of the soups that was most effective was a vegetarian soup with a fermented cabbage base, and you know, people do sing the praises of kimchi and other fermented cabbages, so maybe there's something in that.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Eating together happily can best be crowned by the vegetarian foods.

  5. Sharon Palmer:

    If you have a mean lasagna recipe, skip the meat and add layers of greens, broccoli and peppers and perhaps some pine nuts and cashew cheese instead of the meat and cheese. If you love Taco Tuesday, make your tacos veggie by skipping the meat and serving black beans or a vegetarian mushroom tofu filling.

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  • نَباتيّArabic
  • vegetarià, vegetarianaCatalan, Valencian
  • vegetariánka, býložravec, vegetariánCzech
  • llysieuwraig, llysieuwrWelsh
  • vegetar, planteæderDanish
  • vegetarisch, Vegetarier, Vegetarierin, Pflanzenfresser, pflanzlichGerman
  • χορτοφάγος, φυτοφάγο, χορτοφαγικόςGreek
  • vegetarano, vegetaranaEsperanto
  • vegetariano, vegetarianaSpanish
  • وژتارین, گیاهخوارPersian
  • kasvissyöjä, kasvinsyöjä, vegetaristiFinnish
  • herbivore, végétarien, végétarienneFrench
  • lusair, feòil-sheachnair, glasraichearScottish Gaelic
  • शाकाहारीHindi
  • vegetáriánus, növényevőHungarian
  • բուսակերArmenian
  • vegetarianIndonesian
  • grænmetisætaIcelandic
  • vegetarianoItalian
  • 草食, 菜食主義者, ベジタリアン, 菜食主義の, 草食のJapanese
  • 채식주의자, 채식주의의Korean
  • leoLatin
  • greunsaeter, gruuensaeterLimburgish, Limburgan, Limburger
  • veģetārs, veģetārietisLatvian
  • kaimangaMāori
  • тревопасно, вегетаријанец, вегетаријанка, вегетаријанскиMacedonian
  • शाकाहारीNepali
  • vegetarisch, vegetariër, herbivoorDutch
  • vegetarianerNorwegian
  • wegetariański, wegetarianka, roślinożerca, wegetarianinPolish
  • vegetariano, herbívoroPortuguese
  • vegetarian, ierbivor, vegetariană, vegetarialRomanian
  • вегетарианец, вегетарианский, вегетарианка, травоядноеRussian
  • vegetrijanski, vegetarìjānka, bȉljojēd, vegetarijánac, bȉljožderSerbo-Croatian
  • vegetarisk, vegetarianSwedish
  • etyemez, otçul, vejetaryenTurkish
  • planihifidaf, jihärbatiman, planijifidaf, härbatimik, planifidaf, hihärbatiman, härbatimanVolapük
  • וועגעטאַריערYiddish
  • Chinese

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