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Definition of the noun vegan

What does vegan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: vegans

  1. a strict vegetarian; someone who eats no animal or dairy products at all
    • examples: I am vegan. | A vegan is someone who is concerned about the welfare and continued existence of all living beings, and is NOT just someone who doesn't consume animal products. | Love yourself. Go vegan! | I'm used to being teased for being vegan. | I've never seen a fat vegan. | Tom is a raw vegan. He only eats raw non-animal products.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: vegetarian = eater of fruits and grains and nuts

Alternative definition of the noun vegan


  1. A person who does not consume, use or eat any animal products; a supporter of veganism
  2. Someone from Vega, which is either a town in Norway, Sweden, or Texas, or (science fiction) the system of the star.

Definition of the adjective vegan

What does vegan mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. Relating to vegans or veganism.
  2. Relating to Vega (the star).

Specialised definition of the adjective vegan

Glossary of nutrition

involving a diet of only vegetables and fruit, with no dairy products (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


Vegan a.k.a. Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet, as well as following an associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of sentient animals. A follower of veganism is known as a vegan.

There are other foods with Vegan in their name, like Morningstar Farms Grillers Vegan Veggie Burgers.


Who is Vegan?

Vegan a.k.a. Roberto Longiarù: Jose Amnesia is a musician.


Vegan is a fictional character from the 2006 film Art School Confidential.


Vegan a.k.a. Vegan, West Virginia: Vegan is an unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia.


Vegan is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vegan

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Google previewThe 100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes for Your Vegan Kitchen (2011)

Delicious Smoothies, Soups, Salads, Entrees, and Desserts by Kelly E. Keough

DELICIOUSLY ANIMAL-FREE GLUTEN-FREE Being vegan is a culinary challenge, especially when you are avoiding gluten. This book shows how to address both restrictions without sacrificing flavor or adding hours in the kitchen.

Google previewCRC Desk Reference on Sports Nutrition (2005)

by Mark Kern

Vanadyl sulfate See Vanadium Vegan A vegan is a vegetarian who avoids all animal foods including meats, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy foods. Vegetarian A vegetarian is an individual whose diet is based solely or primarily on plant foods.

Google previewThe Joy of Vegan Baking (2007)

The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Being vegan is a means to prevent suffering rather than an end in itself. The goal is to prevent...

But there is much we can do, and being vegan is an easy and effective step to creating the world we all envision.

Google previewVegan Diet - Live Green! (2015)

by M. Usman, John Davidson

After following this variant of veganism, people usually shift towards plant based or raw veganism. A regular vegan is a person who does not eat any animal by- products like meat, eggs, fish, dairy, cheese, honey, etc. and at the same time does ...

Google previewGrilling Vegan Style (2012)

125 Fired-up Recipes to Turn Every Bite Into a Backyard BBQ by John E. Schlimm

The 30-Day Vegan Challenge “The Tipsy Vegan is the ideal way to eat your way to inebriation of the most delicious kind.

org “John Schlimm's clever and kind cookbook The Tipsy Vegan is a boozy and compassionate good time ...

Google previewThe Vegan Athlete (2012)

Maximizing Your Health and Fitness While Maintaining a Compassionate Lifestyle by Ben Greene, Brett Stewart

Be sure to read labels while perusing the aisles; don't assume that just because something looks vegan means that it is. ese days, most generic grocery stores will have organic and/or veg*n sections of the store, so if you're looking for ...

Google previewAnother Fork in the Trail (2010)

Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes for the Backcountry by Laurie March

A vegan is a person who eats a plant-based diet that does not contain any product or by-product of an animal, bird, fish, or insect. True vegans will not use leather, wool, or down-filled products or anything else that comes from an animal, bird, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health (2011)

by James M. Rippe

A vegan diet is based on grains, legumes (dried beans and peas), fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. It is a vegetarian diet and does not include animal products (meat, poultry, fish, seafood, dairy products, eggs, and honey) or ingredients ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

vegan. Pure vegetarian, strict vegetarian nutrition A vegetarian who consumes only plant foods (vegetables, fruits, grains,

Google previewFeet and Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2009)

by Margo DeMello

Worn primarily by vegetarians, vegans, and animal rights advocates, vegan shoes are becoming extremely popular today. Most vegans, and many vegetarians, choose not to wear leather or other animal skins. Leather refers to the skin of ...

Google previewHippie Dictionary (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s by John Bassett Mccleary

vegan a person who follows a diet consisting of only vegetables and grains, ...

Google previewBartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2013)

by Thomas Bartram

DIET, VEGAN. A vegan is a strict ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

vegan. Pure vegetarian, strict vegetarian Nutrition A vegetarian who consumes only plant foods–vegetables, fruits,

vegans are at Increased risk for vitamin B12 deficiency; vegan adolescents may not meet energy requirements during the ...

Google previewFirst Children's Dictionary (2016)

by DK

vegan. NOUN vegans A vegan is someone who does not eat meat, fish, eggs, or any dairy products such as butter and cheese. vegetable. NOUN vegetables A vegetable is a plant that people grow ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice (2007)

by Gary L. Anderson, Kathryn G. Herr

In 1944, a new group in England coined the term vegan (pronounced VEE-gun) from the first and last letters of ...

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Quotes about Vegan

I'm always active in trying to educate people when it comes to eating animal products, testing on animals, and the health benefits of being vegan, although I'm probably not the best person to be talking about the latter at the moment. (Daniel Johns)
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Scrabble value of V4E1G2A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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