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vegetarianveg‧e‧tar‧i‧an /ˌvedʒəˈteəriən◂ $ -ˈter-/ ●●○ noun [countable]  DFRPsomeone who does not eat meat or fishvegan Our youngest daughter is a vegetarian. dishes suitable for vegetarians I’m thinking about becoming a vegetarian.vegetarian adjective a vegetarian restaurant
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vegetarianBangers and mash is said to be the thing many newly converted vegetarians miss, but now they need pine no longer.Other vegetarians are carving out new traditions by turning to turkey substitutes.Furtive puff A model of good health at 35, the former Kathryn Dawn Lang is an outspoken vegetarian of long standing.But the manufacturers of meat substitutes say vegetarians are a small niche in their target market.Meanwhile the argument between the vegetarians and the farmers over who'd chickened out of the original challenge goes on.They were vegetarians or, to be more accurate, herbivores.becoming ... vegetarianMore and more teenagers are becoming vegetarian for those reasons.One thing that worries parents about their children becoming vegetarian is that they might lack protein.I had even toyed with the idea of becoming a vegetarian.
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