Meaning of pescatarian in English:

pescatarian

(also pescetarian)

Pronunciation /ˌpɛskəˈtɛːrɪən/

noun

  • A person who does not eat meat but does eat fish.

    ‘no red meat, my family are pescatarians’
    • ‘he adheres to a mostly pescatarian diet’
    • ‘Instead, pescatarians, those who eat seafood as well as vegetables, and ovolacto-vegetarians, those who eat both eggs and dairy, are increasing.’

Origin

1990s from Italian pesce ‘fish’, on the pattern of vegetarian.