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vegan

noun [C] uk   /ˈviː.ɡən/ us  
a person who does not eat or use any animal products, such as meat, fish, eggs, cheese, or leather: Vegans get all the protein they need from nuts, seeds, and cereals.

vegan

adjective uk   /ˈviː.ɡən/ us  
not eating, using, or including any animal products: a vegan diet She decided to turn vegan after watching a documentary about how poultry is raised.
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