Vegetarian vs Vega - What's the difference?

vegetarian | vega |

As nouns the difference between vegetarian and vega

is that vegetarian is vegetarian while vega is (finance) a measurement of the sensitivity of the value of an option to changes in the implied volatility of the price of the underlying product.





  • (en noun)
  • A person who does not eat animal flesh, or, in some cases, animal products.
  • * 1897 , Robert Hunter and Charles Morris, Universal Dictionary of the English Language , volume 4, page 5045:
  • Vegetarian Society formed at Manchester in 1847, to promote the use of cereals, pulse, and fruit, as articles of diet; and to induce habits of abstinence from fish, flesh, and fowl, as food.
  • * 1897 , Robert Hunter and Charles Morris, Universal Dictionary of the English Language , volume 4, page 5045:
  • vegetarian [...] One who abstains from animal food, living exclusively on vegetables, milk, eggs, and the like. The more strict vegetarians eat vegetables and farinaceous food only, abstaining from eggs, butter, milk, and in some cases, honey.
  • An animal that eats only plants; a herbivore.
  • Synonyms

    * (animal that eats only plants) herbivore (standard term)

    Coordinate terms

    * (animal that also eats meat) omnivore * (animal that only eats meat) carnivore * (person that only eats meat) meatarian, meatatarian


    * (person who does not eat animals) vegan; lactovegetarian, lactarian; lacto-ovo-vegetarian, ovo-lacto-vegetarian, ovolactovegetarian


    (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to the type of diet eaten by vegetarians (in all senses).
  • Of a product normally made with meat, having non-meat substitutes in place of meat.
  • * 2008 , Wil Forbis, Acid Logic: A Decade of Humorous Writing on Pop Culture, Trash Cinema, and Rebel Music , p. 208:
  • Is there such a thing as a good tasting vegetarian hot dog? Cuz every one I've tried tasted like smelted tire.
  • (of a person) That does not eat meat.
  • Derived terms

    * vegetarianism

    See also

    * fruitarian * vagitarian * nutarian * pescetarian * vegan ----



    (wikipedia Vega)

    Etymology 1

    From Medieval Latin, from (etyl) (w?qi‘ , falling), from the expression (''wáqa‘a , to fall, drop, tumble, alight, pounce).

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (star) The brightest star in the constellation Lyra; Alpha (?) Lyrae. It forms one corner of the Summer Triangle.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) , which see for more information. (Chevrolet Vega)

    Proper noun

  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An automobile that was manufactured by Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors Corporation from 1970 to 1977.