A person who does not eat animal flesh, or, in some cases, use any animal products. from 1839
An animal that eats only plants; a herbivore.
Of or relating to the type of diet eaten by vegetarians (in all senses). from 1849
Of a product normally made with meat, having non-meat substitutes in place of meat.
That does not eat meat.
“I have a vegetarian brother”
Not containing animal products (meat, eggs, milk, leather, etc) or inherently involving animal use.
“He eats a completely vegan diet.”
“This chocolate cake is vegan.”
Committed to avoiding any product or practice that inherently involves animal use.
“She is not vegan as she eats eggs and wears leather.”
Relating to vegans or veganism. from 1944
“Yesterday I went to a vegan party.”
“She is interested in vegan philosophy.”
A person who does not eat, drink or otherwise consume any animal products from 1944
A person committed to avoiding products and practices that inherently involve animal use, including all foods containing animal products, and to abstaining from direct and intentional harm to animals as far as possible; an adherent to veganism.
“Our vegan-friendly shaving brush is made with synthetic bristles instead of badger hair.”
a person who does not eat meat or fish, and sometimes other animal products, especially for moral, religious, or health reasons.
relating to vegetarians or vegetarianism
“a vegetarian restaurant”