A vegetarian is someone who eats exclusively fruits, vegetables, grains and nuts and no meat or, in some cases, no animal products at all.(noun)
A person who believes eating animals is cruel and who thus eats no meat is an example of a vegetarian.
The definition of vegetarian is something that has no meat or that is related to the absence of meat.(adjective)
Lasagna with only veggies and no meat is an example of vegetarian lasagna.
See vegetarian in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: veget(able) + -arian
See vegetarian in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: + -arian.
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