lacto-vegetarian Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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lacto-vegetariannoun [C]

uk   /ˌlæk.təʊ.vedʒ.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /-toʊ.vedʒ.ɪˈter.i-/
a ​person who does not ​eatmeat, ​fish, or ​eggs but does ​drinkmilk and ​eat some ​foods made from ​milk: As a lacto-vegetarian he ​eatscheese, as ​long as it does not ​containanimalproducts such as ​rennet.
adjective uk   us  
Lacto-vegetarian ​diets are ​common among Sikhs and Hindus.
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