vegetarian Meaning, Definition & Usage

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


Veg`e*ta"ri*an noun

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

Veg`e*ta"ri*an adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to vegetarianism; as, a vegetarian diet.

Webster 1913