ovo-vegetarian


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ovo-veg·e·tar·i·an

a vegetarian who consumes eggs but not dairy products nor animal flesh.

ovo-vegetarian

(ō′vō-vĕj′ĭ-târ′ē-ən)
n.
A vegetarian whose diet includes eggs.

o′vo-veg′e·tar′i·an adj.

ovo-vegetarian

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The lacto-vegetarian differs in that he does not eat eggs, while the ovo-vegetarian eats eggs but no other dairy products.
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Furthermore, applicants for use of the EVU label must respond to several pages of detailed questions regarding their products' ingredients and must declare each food product as vegan, lacto-ovo vegetarian, lacto-vegetarian, or ovo-vegetarian.
Ovo-vegetarians do not eat meat or dairy products, but do eat eggs.