flexitarian

flexitarian

[flek-si-tair-ee-uhn]
noun
1.
a person whose diet is mostly vegetarian but sometimes includes meat, fish, or poultry.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to flexitarians or their diet: a flexitarian cookbook.

Origin:
1990–95; flexi(ble) + (vege)tarian

flexitarianism, noun
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flexitarian (ˌflɛksɪˈtɛərɪən)
 
n
1.  a person who eats a predominantly vegetarian diet, but who eats meat or fish occasionally
 
adj
2.  of or relating to a flexitarian: flexitarian fare
 
[C21: from flexi(ble) + (vege)tarian]
 
flexi'tarianism
 
n

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Main Entry:  flexitarian
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a vegetarian who is flexible enough to occasionally eat meat or fish
Etymology:  1992; blend of flexible + vegetarian
Usage:  flexitarian, adj
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