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chicken +‎ -arian

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chickenarian (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Eating chicken and/or eggs, especially in conjunction with an otherwise vegetarian diet.
    • 2000 August 4, JAID [username], “Re: Lighten up”, in alt.food.vegan, Usenet[1]:
      For me, I could not give a stuff who is vegetarian, chickenarian or what. It is up to them, just hope they make a good judgement.
    • 2005 March 26, Alistair Sim (quoting Baris Sanli), “Semranim for Dummies”, in soc.culture.turkish, Usenet[2]:
      Most of the Turks are vegetarian and/or chickenarian (Chicken meat is preferred to red meat because of the price tags).
    • 2008, J. Smith, "Hot chicks", Gulf News, 16 January 2008:
      Plus, there are salads for those who don't eat meat. As Nando's says: "Vegetarians are just as welcome as our Chickenarian customers.