Definition of fruitarian in English:

fruitarian

Line breaks: fruit|ar¦ian
Pronunciation: /fruːˈtɛːrɪən
 
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noun

A person who eats only fruit: I have been a fruitarian for three years [as modifier]: the prehistoric fruitarian diet
More example sentences
  • All are vegetarians, many are vegans and some, including Ella, are fruitarians, living off a diet of nothing but fruit.
  • There's lacto-ovo, lacto, ovo, vegan, macrobiotic, raw foodists and fruitarians.
  • A typical advertisement will often say ‘all meals are meat meals’ or ‘vegetarians welcome’, although we did find one that said, ‘no fruitarians please!’

Origin

late 19th century: from fruit, on the pattern of vegetarian.

Derivatives

fruitarianism

noun
More example sentences
  • He added that yoga practitioners in some of the European countries have gone an extra yard practising ‘fruitarianism’.
  • So the only reason you tried fruitarianism was so you could make fun of them and not be a hypocrite, right?
  • His stamina is indefatigable and he hasn't had a cold since he converted to raw food fruitarianism.

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