Vegetarian vs. Vegan

Vegetarian vs. Vegan — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Vegetarian and Vegan

Vegetariannoun

One who practices vegetarianism.

Vegannoun

A vegetarian who eats plant products only, especially one who uses no products derived from animals, as fur or leather.

Vegetarianadjective

Of or relating to vegetarianism or vegetarians.

Veganadjective

(of a product or practice, especially food) 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.

Vegetarianadjective

Consisting primarily or wholly of vegetables or plants

a vegetarian diet.

Veganadjective

(of a person) Committed to avoiding any product or practice that inherently involves animal use.

She is not vegan as she eats eggs and wears leather.

Vegetariannoun

A person who does not eat animal flesh, or, in some cases, use any animal products.

Veganadjective

Relating to vegans or veganism.

Yesterday I went to a vegan party.She is interested in vegan philosophy.

Vegetariannoun

An animal that eats only plants; a herbivore.

Vegannoun

A person who does not eat, drink or otherwise consume any animal products

Vegetarianadjective

Of or relating to the type of diet eaten by vegetarians (in all senses).

Vegannoun

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.

Vegetarianadjective

Without meat.

Vegannoun

a strict vegetarian; someone who eats no animal or dairy products at all

Vegetarianadjective

Of a product normally made with meat, having non-meat substitutes in place of meat.

Vegetarianadjective

(of a person) That does not eat meat.

I have a vegetarian brother

Vegetariannoun

eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products