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n. fast, abstain from meat
n. Ramadan (the month of fast in the Islamic religion)
v. resume a meat diet, come to the end of Ramadan
n. (of Buddhist or Taoist) vegetarian diet
n. (Buddhism) permanent abstention from meat, fish, etc.
v. (of Buddhist monk) beg for a vegetarian meal, beg alms from door to door
phr. to practice abstinence from meat for religious reasons