fruitarian
noun Date: 1893 a person who lives on fruit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fruitarian — [fro͞o ter′ē ən] n. a person whose diet consists chiefly or exclusively of fruit …   English World dictionary

  • fruitarian — UK [fruːˈteərɪən] / US [fruˈterɪən] noun [countable] Word forms fruitarian : singular fruitarian plural fruitarians someone who eats only fruit …   English dictionary

  • fruitarian — /frooh tair ee euhn/, n. a person whose diet consists chiefly of fruit. [1890 95; FRUIT + ARIAN, on the model of VEGETARIAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • fruitarian — noun A variant of vegetarian who intends to be limited to eating only such parts of plants whose consumption does not kill the plant (such as fruits, vegetables that can be compared to fruit, nuts and grain, but not for example tubers). The… …   Wiktionary

  • fruitarian — fruit·ar·i·an frü ter ē ən n one who lives chiefly on fruit * * * fruit·ar·i·an (froo tarґe ən) one who practices fruitarianism …   Medical dictionary

  • fruitarian — Synonyms and related words: Apostolici, Brillat Savarin, Encratite, Lucullus, Pythagorean, Pythagorist, Rechabite, Shaker, abstainer, abstinent, ascetic, banian, board and roomer, boarder, bon vivant, cannibal, carnivore, connoisseur of food,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fruitarian — fruit·ar·i·an || fruː terɪən / teÉ™r n. person that primarily eats fruit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fruitarian — noun a person who eats only fruit. Derivatives fruitarianism noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • fruitarian — fruit·ar·i·an …   English syllables

  • fruitarian — /fruˈtɛəriən/ (say frooh tairreeuhn) noun someone whose diet consists solely of fruit. {fruit + arian, modelled on vegetarian} …   Australian English dictionary

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