Definition of pescatarian in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpeskəˈterēən/
(also pescetarian)


A person who does not eat meat but does eat fish.
Example sentences
  • Instead, pescatarians, those who eat seafood as well as vegetables, and ovolacto-vegetarians, those who eat both eggs and dairy, are increasing.


1990s: from Italian pesce 'fish', on the pattern of vegetarian.

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Syllabification: pes·ca·tar·i·an

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