Monk vs Vegetarian - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between monk and vegetarian

is that monk is a male member of a monastic order who has devoted his life for religious service while vegetarian is vegetarian.

monk

English

(wikipedia monk)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A male member of a monastic order who has devoted his life for religious service.
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  • in earlier usage, an eremite or hermit devoted to solitude, as opposed to a cenobite, who lived communally.
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  • , title=The Dust of Conflict , chapter=20 citation , passage=Tony's face expressed relief, and Nettie sat silent for a moment until the vicar said “It was a generous impulse, but it may have been a momentary one, while in the case of monk and crusader there must have been a sustaining purpose, and possibly a great abnegation, a leaving of lands and possessions.”}}
  • (slang) A male who leads an isolated life; a loner, a hermit.
  • (slang) An unmarried man who does not have sexual relationships.
  • (slang) A judge.
  • (printing) A blotch or spot of ink on a printed page, caused by the ink not being properly distributed; distinguished from a friar, or white spot caused by a deficiency of ink.
  • A piece of tinder made of agaric, used in firing the powder hose or train of a mine.
  • A South American monkey (.
  • The (European bullfinch).
  • (Webster 1913)

    Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * abbey * abbot * brother * cloister * convent * friar * hermit * nun * priest * sister ----

    vegetarian

    English

    (vegetarianism)

    Noun

  • (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

    Hyponyms

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

    Adjective

    (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 ----