Non-vegetarian



[vej-i-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən/

noun
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, as eggs or cheese, but subsists on , fruits, nuts, grain, etc.
adjective
2.
of or relating to or vegetarians.
3.
devoted to or advocating this practice.
4.
consisting solely of :
vegetarian vegetable soup.
/ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪən/
noun
1.
a person who advocates or practises vegetarianism
adjective
2.
relating to, advocating, or practising vegetarianism
3.
(cookery) strictly, consisting of vegetables and fruit only, but usually including milk, cheese, eggs, etc
n.

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].

vegetarian veg·e·tar·i·an (věj’ĭ-târ’ē-ən)
n.
One who practices vegetarianism. adj.

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