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pes·ce·tar·i·analso pes·ca·tar·i·an (pĕs′kə-târ′ē-ən)
A person whose diet is primarily vegetarian but also includes fish. Also called pesco-vegetarian.
[Perhaps Italian pesce, fish (from Latin piscis) or a kindred Romance word such as Spanish pescado, fish + (vege)tarian.]
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a person who eats fish but does not eat other types of meat
of or relating to a pescatarian: a pescatarian diet.
[C20: from Italian pesce fish, modelled on vegetarian)]
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