fleishig

adjective
flei·shig | \ˈflā-shik \

Definition of fleishig 

: made of, prepared with, or used for meat or meat products — compare milchig, pareve

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The china is mismatched in a way that suggests the year Morris and Yetta just gave up on the idea of separating the milchig plates from the fleishig ones, even on the holidays. Jonathan Gold, latimes.com, "Jonathan Gold beholds the brisket spectacle at Freedman's, a Jewish-ish deli in Echo Park," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of fleishig

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fleishig

Yiddish fleyshik, from Middle High German vleischic meaty, from vleisch flesh, meat, from Old High German fleisk

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