From “The Veggie Table“ website: “Veg*n – Shorthand for “vegetarian and/or vegan,” a way of referring to both groups or both diets without spelling out the whole phrase. * stands for “etaria” in the first word and “a” in the last, or maybe for “etarian and/or vega.” Plural: veg*ns”.
via Adjective Vegan
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