pareve

adjective

pa·​re·​ve ˈpär-(ə-)və How to pronounce pareve (audio)
variants or parve
: made without milk, meat, or their derivatives
pareve margarine
compare fleishig, milchig

Word History

Etymology

Yiddish parev

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pareve was in 1933

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“Pareve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pareve. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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