Fruitarian definition

fro͝o-târē-ən
One whose diet includes raw fruits, seeds, and nuts but no vegetables, grains, or animal products.
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A person whose diet consists chiefly or exclusively of fruit.
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A variant of vegetarian who intends to be limited to eating only such parts of plants whose consumption does not kill the plant (such as fruits, vegetables that can be compared to fruit, nuts and grain, but not for example tubers). The purest fruitarians do not want to destroy even the seeds.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fruitarian
Plural:
fruitarians

Origin of fruitarian

  • Blend of fruit (veget)arian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • fruit +‎ -arian. First attested circa 1890.

    From Wiktionary