vegetarian

[ vej-i-tair-ee-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF vegetarian

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Atherstone was a philosopher, a free-thinker, and a vegetarian.

The father should have been a vegetarian in a Garden City community.

It is not necessary to be a vegetarian to desire a change from a meat diet.

"He's a vegetarian," remarked the Tiger, as the horse began to munch the clover.

Having taken the vow of an ascetic, for years he was a vegetarian.

He joins an ethical society, and before he knows where he is, he is a vegetarian.

This particular specimen of the genus was both a vegetarian and a celibate.

It is mainly a vegetarian, and by habit a lover of the twilight and of moisture.

His belief in metempsychosis meant that the Catharan was a vegetarian.

A vegetarian could not find a happier spot in which to point the moral of his message.

WORD ORIGIN

1839, irregular formation from vegetable (n.) + -arian, as in agrarian, etc. "The general use of the word appears to have been largely due to the formation of the Vegetarian Society in Ramsgate in 1847" [OED].

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR VEGETARIAN

herbivore

adjectiveone who only consumes plants
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