Definition of lactovegetarian in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌlaktōˌvejəˈterēən/


A person who abstains from eating meat and eggs, but who eats dairy products.
Example sentences
  • Additionally lacto-vegetarians can get plenty of calcium from skim milk, nonfat yogurt, and low-fat cheeses.
  • Salad sarnies, hummus and pitta bread and cheese on toast (only OK for lacto-vegetarians anyway) can get really boring.
  • As a lacto-vegetarian, I love to cook Thanksgiving dinner, but it has never been one of my favorite meals to eat.

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Syllabification: lac·to·veg·e·tar·i·an

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