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veg·e·tar·i·an

 (vĕj′ĭ-târ′ē-ən)
n.
One who practices vegetarianism.
adj.
1. Of or relating to vegetarianism or vegetarians.
2. Consisting primarily or wholly of vegetables or plants: a vegetarian diet.

vegetarian

(ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪən)
n
a person who advocates or practises vegetarianism
adj
1. relating to, advocating, or practising vegetarianism
2. (Cookery) cookery strictly, consisting of vegetables and fruit only, but usually including milk, cheese, eggs, etc

veg•e•tar•i•an

(ˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən)

n.
1. a person who does not eat or does not believe in eating meat, fish, fowl, or, in some cases, any food derived from animals.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to vegetarianism or vegetarians.
3. consisting solely of vegetables.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vegetarian - eater of fruits and grains and nutsvegetarian - eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products
eater, feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
vegan - a strict vegetarian; someone who eats no animal or dairy products at all
Translations
شَخْص نَباتينَبَاتِيّ
vegetariánvegetariánský-ka
vegetarvegetarisk
kasvissyöjävegetaristikasvinsyöjäkasvis-
vegetarijanacvegetarijankavegetarijanskivegetrijanskibiljojed
növényevővegetariánusvegetáriánus
grænmetisæta
ベジタリアンベジタリアンの草食草食の菜食主義の
채식주의의채식주의자
vegetarián
vegetarijanec
vegetarianvegetarisk
คนที่กินแต่ผักเป็นอาหารซึ่งไม่กินเนื้อสัตว์
vejetaryenetyemez
ăn chayngười ăn chay

vegetarian

[ˌvedʒɪˈtɛərɪən]
A. ADJvegetariano
B. Nvegetariano/a m/f

vegetarian

[ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛəriən]
nvégétarien(ne) m/f
to be a vegetarian → être végétarien(ne)
I'm a vegetarian → Je suis végétarien.
adj [diet, food, dish, meal, cookery, cookbook] → végétarien(ne)
I'm vegetarian → Je suis végétarien.
vegetarian lasagne → lasagnes fpl végétariennes

vegetarian

nVegetarier(in) m(f)
adjvegetarisch; vegetarian cheeseKäse mfür Vegetarier; to go or become vegetarianVegetarier(in) m(f)werden

vegetarian

[ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪən] adj & nvegetariano/a

vegetable

(ˈvedʒtəbl) noun
1. a plant or part of a plant, other than a fruit, used as food. We grow potatoes, beans and other vegetables; (also adjective) vegetable oils.
2. a plant. Grass is a vegetable, gold is a mineral and a human being is an animal.
ˌvegeˈtarian (vedʒi-) noun
a person who does not eat meat of any kind. Has he always been a vegetarian?; (also adjective) This is a vegetarian dish.
ˌvegeˈtarianism noun
vegetate (ˈvedʒiteit) verb
to live an idle, boring and pointless life. I would like to get a job – I don't want to vegetate.
ˌvegeˈtation (vedʒi-) noun
plants in general; plants of a particular region or type. tropical vegetation.

vegetarian

نَبَاتِيّ vegetarián, vegetariánský vegetar, vegetarisk Vegetarier, vegetarisch χορτοφαγικός, χορτοφάγος vegetariano kasvis-, kasvissyöjä végétarien vegetarijanac, vegetarijanski vegetariano ベジタリアン, ベジタリアンの 채식주의의, 채식주의자 vegetariër, vegetarisch vegetarianer, vegetariansk wegetarianin, wegetariański vegetariano вегетарианец, вегетарианский vegetarian, vegetarisk คนที่กินแต่ผักเป็นอาหาร, ซึ่งไม่กินเนื้อสัตว์ vejetaryen ăn chay, người ăn chay 素食的, 素食者

veg·e·tar·i·an

n. vegetariano-a, persona cuya dieta consiste principalmente en vegetales;
a. rel. a los vegetales.

vegetarian

adj & n vegetariano -na mf
References in classic literature ?
I shall have to turn vegetarian and eat my own tail
There is Mortimer's, the tobacconist, the little newspaper shop, the Coburg branch of the City and Suburban Bank, the Vegetarian Restaurant, and McFarlane's carriage-building depot.
Just say the word,--teetotal, vegetarian, aeronaut, theosophist, superman.
I haf known wise men wear sandals and efen practice vegetarian habits.
He's a vegetarian," remarked the Tiger, as the horse began to munch the clover.
He was a vegetarian without being a bigoted one, liked moving pictures when they were concerned with travel, and spent most of his spare time in reading Swedenborg.
You remember the time he became a vegetarian, Elizabeth?
These people of the remote future were strict vegetarians, and while I was with them, in spite of some carnal cravings, I had to be frugivorous also.
We Folk were meat-eaters, as well as vegetarians, and we were adept at catching small game.
The All American Vegetarian by Gunes and Van Vynckt
Meatless eating typically improves cardiovascular health, but new research suggests that a dietary shortage of a crucial vitamin leads to an overabundance of the amino acid homocysteine in some vegetarians, which could pose a risk to their hearts.
According to authors, a vegetarian diet doesn't provide any performance advantages, but also has no detrimental effects on athletic performance.