Questions tagged [terminology]

The meaning, origin or usage of words related to and/or in the context of veganism and/or vegetarianism.

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What does the term "veg*n" mean?

You sometimes see the term "veg*n" on sites such as this one. What exactly does this term mean? Why is it used?
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Is there a difference between "vegan" and "plant-based"?

"Vegan" is a popular term in everyday language, while "plant-based" often appears in scientific literature. Is there any difference in meaning between the two terms?