from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A vegetarian who eats plant products only, especially one who uses no products derived from animals, as fur or leather.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to vegans or veganism.
  • adj. Relating to Vega (the star).
  • n. A person who does not consume, use or eat any animal products; a supporter of veganism
  • n. Someone from Vega, which is either a town in Norway, Sweden, or Texas, or (science fiction) the system of the star.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vegetarian who does not eat any animal products, not even fish, eggs, or milk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a strict vegetarian; someone who eats no animal or dairy products at all


Short for vegetarian.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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  • Persons originating from the planet Vega.

    April 19, 2008

  • see vegetarian for clarification of the differences!

    April 19, 2008