Great for separating meat from bone with a minimum of effort and a minimum of waste, but of little use to the vegetarian. It looks superficially like the filleting knife but is thicker and much more rigid. The Boning Knife must be razor sharp to be of much use. Stone it early and often.
While you use this knife, keep it from hitting bone as much as you can, but you probably can't avoid it entirely and still minimize waste. Just be prepared to sharpen it as needed.
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