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Definition: Ovo-vegetarian refers to people who do not eat meat or dairy products but do eat eggs. Many people are ovo-vegetarians because they are lactose-intolerant. The prefix "ovo" comes from the Latin word for egg.

Ovo-vegetarians are less common than lacto-ovo-vegetarians, and are different than vegans.

See also: Types of Vegetarians

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