veggie
also vegie noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1955 1. vegetable 2. slang vegetarian

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  • veggie — veg|gie1 [ vedʒi ] adjective SPOKEN VEGETARIAN veggie veg|gie 2 [ vedʒi ] noun count SPOKEN a vegetable …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • veggie — /vej ee/, n. Informal. 1. a vegetable. 2. a vegetarian. Also, vegie. [1965 70; by shortening; see IE] * * * …   Universalium

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