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pescatarian Line breaks: pesca|tar¦ian
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛskəˈtɛːrɪən/
(also pescetarian)

Definition of pescatarian in English:


A person who does not eat meat but does eat fish: no red meat, my family are pescatarians [as modifier]: he adheres to a mostly pescatarian diet
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  • 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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