vegeto-animal

Vegeto-animal

Veg"e*to-an"i*mal\, a. (Biol.) Partaking of the nature both of vegetable and animal matter; -- a term sometimes applied to vegetable albumen and gluten, from their resemblance to similar animal products.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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