semi-vegetarian

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semi-veg·e·tar·i·an

a vegetarian who consumes dairy products, eggs, chicken, and fish, but does not consume other animal flesh.

semi-vegetarian

adjective Referring to near-vegetarian diet consisting of plant foods but which may include chicken or fish, dairy products, and eggs (but not red meat). 
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This study adds to the body of evidence suggesting that some teens and young adults choose a vegetarian or partial vegetarian diet as a way to camouflage an existing eating disorder, as another way to restrict food intake.
Apparently people who already have eating disorders choose vegetarian or partial vegetarian diets as one more way to restrict food and as a way to hide their eating disorder.
These teens reported that their main reason for using a vegetarian or partial vegetarian diet was as a weight control method.