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English definition of “lacto-vegetarian”

lacto-vegetarian

noun [C]     /ˌlæk.təʊ.vedʒ.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/ US  /-toʊ.vedʒ.ɪˈter.i-/
a person who does not eat meat , fish , or eggs but does drink milk and eat some foods made from milk : As a lacto-vegetarian he eats cheese , as long as it does not contain animal products such as rennet . lacto-vegetarian     adjective Lacto-vegetarian diets are common among Sikhs and Hindus .
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