noun Etymology: by contraction from vegetarian Date: 1944 a strict vegetarian who consumes no animal food or dairy products; also one who abstains from using animal products (as leather) • vegan adjectiveveganism noun

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  • Vegan — Le terme vegan est un néologisme anglo saxon parfois traduit par « végétalien ». Il est employé en français aussi bien en adjectif qu en nom commun. Il est parfois orthographié dans sa forme francisée « végane ». Au delà du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vegan — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Veganismo Obtenido de Vegan …   Wikipedia Español

  • vegan — 1944, from VEGETABLE (Cf. vegetable) (n.) + AN (Cf. an); coined by Donald Watson to distinguish those who abstain from all animal products (eggs, cheese, etc.) from those who merely refuse to eat the animals …   Etymology dictionary

  • vegan — /ˈvɛɡan, ingl. ˈviːɡən/ [vc. ingl., riduzione di veg(etable) «vegetale» col suff. an « ano»] s. m. e f. inv.; anche agg. inv. vegetaliano, vegano, vegetalista …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • vegan — ► NOUN ▪ a person who does not eat or use animal products. ORIGIN from VEGETARIAN(Cf. ↑vegetarianism) …   English terms dictionary

  • vegan — [vē′gən] n. a vegetarian who eats no animal products …   English World dictionary

  • vegan — 1. (Vegan) (6657↑, 2570↓) Someone who slaughters and kills fruits, and vegetables. The poor carrot had no chance. Author: Alfonzo 2. (Vegan) (3283↑, 717↓) People who refrain from eating any animal products (or… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Vegan — Kennzeichen für Veganismus Veganismus ist eine vorwiegend ethisch begründete Einstellung und Lebensweise, welche die Nutztierhaltung und den Konsum tierischer Produkte völlig ablehnt. Der Veganismus beinhaltet eine besonders weitreichende… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vegan — [[t]vi͟ːgən[/t]] vegans ADJ Someone who is vegan never eats meat or any animal products such as milk, butter, or cheese. The menu changes weekly and usually includes a vegan option... I d been vegan for a long time. N COUNT A vegan is someone who …   English dictionary

  • vegan — UK [ˈviːɡən] / US [ˈvɪɡən] / US [ˈvedʒən] noun [countable] Word forms vegan : singular vegan plural vegans someone who chooses not to eat anything derived (= made) from animals or fish, including eggs, milk, and cheese Derived word: vegan UK / US …   English dictionary

  • vegan — /ˈvigən / (say veeguhn) noun 1. a person who follows a strict vegetarian diet which excludes any animal product. –adjective 2. or, relating to, or in accordance with such dietary principles. 3. of, relating to, or designating items of footwear,… …   Australian English dictionary

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