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Definition of "vegan" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vegan" in a sentence
  • "Danielle Konya, who launched Vegan Treats in Bethlehem, Pa., in 1998, plasters her bakery and marketing material—she distributes to 100 restaurants in the Northeast, she says—with the term "vegan.""
  • "Most people know how to pronounce the word vegan and define it, too."
  • "The case of the prosecution and prosecutors is that the couple intentionally and deliberately starved their child to death and used the term vegan to escape prosecution."