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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [lak-toh-vej-i-tair-ee-uh n]
    • /ˌlæk toʊˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [lak-toh-vej-i-tair-ee-uh n]
    • /ˌlæk toʊˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i ən/

Definitions of lactovegetarian word

  • noun lactovegetarian Also called lactarian. a vegetarian whose diet includes dairy products. 1
  • adjective lactovegetarian pertaining to or maintaining a vegetarian diet that includes dairy products. 1
  • noun lactovegetarian A person who abstains from eating meat and eggs, but who eats dairy products. 1
  • noun lactovegetarian Variant of vegetarian: a person whose diet excludes animal flesh and eggs, but includes dairy products. 0
  • adjective lactovegetarian Excluding animal flesh and eggs, but including dairy products. 0

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Origin of lactovegetarian

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10; lacto- + vegetarian

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Parts of speech for Lactovegetarian


lactovegetarian popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

lactovegetarian usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for lactovegetarian

noun lactovegetarian

  • veggie — a vegetable.
  • fruitarian — a person whose diet consists chiefly of fruit.
  • vegetarian — a person who does not eat or does not believe in eating meat, fish, fowl, or, in some cases, any food derived from animals, as eggs or cheese, but subsists on vegetables, fruits, nuts, grain, etc.
  • vegan — a vegetarian who omits all animal products from the diet.

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