[vej-i-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən/
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.
of or relating to or vegetarians.
devoted to or advocating this practice.
consisting solely of :
vegetarian vegetable soup.
a person who advocates or practises vegetarianism
relating to, advocating, or practising vegetarianism
(cookery) strictly, consisting of vegetables and fruit only, but usually including milk, cheese, eggs, etc
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)
One who practices vegetarianism. adj.
[vej-i-tey-tiv] /ˈvɛdʒ ɪˌteɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. growing or developing as or like plants; . 2. of, relating to, or concerned with or growth. 3. of or relating to the plant kingdom. 4. noting the parts of a plant not specialized for reproduction. 5. (of reproduction) asexual. 6. denoting or pertaining to those bodily functions that […]
[vuh-neer-ee-uh l] /vəˈnɪər i əl/ adjective 1. arising from, connected with, or transmitted through sexual intercourse, as an infection. 2. pertaining to conditions so arising. 3. infected with or suffering from a sexually transmitted disease: a venereal patient. 4. adapted to the cure of such disease: a venereal remedy. 5. of or relating to sexual […]
[ven-uh-muh s] /ˈvɛn ə məs/ adjective 1. (of an animal) having a gland or glands for secreting ; able to inflict a poisoned bite, sting, or wound: a venomous snake. 2. full of or containing ; poisonous: a venomous wound; a venomous potion. 3. spiteful; malignant: a venomous attack; a venomous tongue. /nɒnˈvɛnəməs/ adjective 1. […]
[vur-buh l] /ˈvɜr bəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to words: verbal ability. 2. consisting of or in the form of words: verbal imagery. 3. expressed in spoken words; oral rather than written: verbal communication; verbal agreement. 4. consisting of or expressed in words (as opposed to actions): a verbal protest. 5. pertaining to or […]