Egg vs Lactovegetarian - What's the difference?

egg | lactovegetarian |


As nouns the difference between egg and lactovegetarian

is that egg is (zoology|countable) an approximately spherical or ellipsoidal body produced by birds, snakes, insects and other animals, housing the embryo during its development while lactovegetarian is variant of vegetarian: a person whose diet excludes animal flesh and eggs, but includes dairy products.

As a verb egg

is to throw eggs at or egg can be to encourage, incite.

As an adjective lactovegetarian is

excluding animal flesh and eggs, but including dairy products.

egg

English

(wikipedia egg)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) egge, from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • (zoology, countable) An approximately spherical or ellipsoidal body produced by birds, snakes, insects and other animals, housing the embryo during its development.
  • (countable) The egg of a domestic fowl as an item of food.
  • (uncountable) The contents of one or more (hen's usually) eggs as a culinary ingredient, etc.
  • (biology, countable) The female primary cell, the ovum.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= Katrina G. Claw
  • , title= Rapid Evolution in Eggs and Sperm , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Many genes with reproductive roles also have antibacterial and immune functions, which indicate that the threat of microbial attack on the sperm or egg may be a major influence on rapid evolution during reproduction.}}
  • Anything shaped like an egg, such as an Easter egg or a chocolate egg.
  • A swelling on one's head, usually large or noticeable, associated with an injury.
  • (mildly, pejorative, slang, ethnic slur), (potentially offensive) A person of Caucasian (Western) ancestry, who has a strong desire to learn about and immerse him- or herself in East Asian culture, and/or such a person who is perceived as behaving as if he or she were Asian (from the "white" outside and "yellow" inside).
  • (NZ, pejorative) A foolish or obnoxious person.
  • In terms such as good egg'', ''bad egg'', ''tough egg etc., a person, fellow.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To throw eggs at.
  • To dip in or coat with beaten egg (cooking).
  • To distort a circular cross-section (as in a tube) to an elliptical or oval shape, either inadvertently or intentionally.
  • After I cut the tubing, I found that I had slightly egged it in the vise.

    Derived terms

    * * * * * * * * * * * egg-nog, eggnog * egg-shell, eggshell * * * * * * * * * * * * * scrambled egg, scrambled eggs *

    See also

    * caviar * roe

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To encourage, incite.
  • Derived terms
    * 1000 English basic words ----

    lactovegetarian

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Variant of vegetarian: a person whose diet excludes animal flesh and eggs, but includes dairy products.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Excluding animal flesh and eggs, but including dairy products.
  • Synonyms

    * lactarian