lacto-ovo vegetarian
noun Date: 1952 a vegetarian whose diet includes dairy products, eggs, vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts — called also ovo-lacto vegetarian — compare lacto-vegetarian

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  • lacto-ovo vegetarian — n a vegetarian whose diet includes milk, eggs, vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts called also ovo lacto vegetarian compare LACTO VEGETARIAN lacto ovo vegetarian adj …   Medical dictionary

  • lacto-ovo vegetarian — ˌlaktōˌōvō noun Etymology: lact + ov + vegetarian (I) : a vegetarian whose diet includes dairy products, eggs, vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts called also ovo lacto vegetarian ˌōvōˌlakto compare …   Useful english dictionary

  • lacto-ovo-vegetarian — /lak toh oh voh vej i tair ee euhn/, n. 1. Also called lactovarian /lak teuh vair ee euhn/, ovolactarian, ovo lacto vegetarian. a vegetarian whose diet includes dairy products and eggs. adj. 2. pertaining to or maintaining a vegetarian diet that… …   Universalium

  • lacto-ovo-vegetarian — /lak toh oh voh vej i tair ee euhn/, n. 1. Also called lactovarian /lak teuh vair ee euhn/, ovolactarian, ovo lacto vegetarian. a vegetarian whose diet includes dairy products and eggs. adj. 2. pertaining to or maintaining a vegetarian diet that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lacto-ovo-vegetarian — noun A variant of vegetarian, whose diet excludes animal flesh, but accepts food that can be produced from a living animal without causing death or undue suffering (such as eggs, honey, and dairy products). Syn: ovo lacto vegetarian,… …   Wiktionary

  • lacto-ovo-vegetarian — /ˌlæktoʊ oʊvoʊ vɛdʒəˈtɛəriən/ (say .laktoh ohvoh vejuh tairreeuhn) noun 1. someone who follows a vegetarian diet which does not exclude dairy products or eggs. –adjective 2. of or relating to such a diet …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lacto-ovo vegetarianism — A lacto ovo vegetarian is a vegetarian who does not eat beef, pork, poultry, fish, shellfish or animal flesh of any kind, but is willing to consume dairy and egg products.EtymologyThe terminology stems from the Latin Lacto meaning milk , ovo… …   Wikipedia

  • ovo-lacto vegetarian — n LACTO OVO VEGETARIAN …   Medical dictionary

  • Ovo-lacto vegetarianism — A Lacto ovo vegetarian (or Ovo lacto vegetarian) is a vegetarian who does not eat animal flesh of any kind, but is willing to consume dairy and egg products. In contrast, a vegetarian who consumes no animal products at all is called a vegan.… …   Wikipedia

  • lacto-vegetarian — lac·to veg·e·tar·i·an .lak tō .vej ə ter ē ən n a vegetarian whose diet includes milk, vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts compare LACTO OVO VEGETARIAN lacto vegetarian adj …   Medical dictionary

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