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pareve

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EtymologyEdit

Yiddish פּאַרעוו (parev), פּאַרעווע (pareve)

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AdjectiveEdit

pareve (not comparable)

  1. (Judaism, of food) That has no meat or milk in any form as an ingredient.
    My mom made a pareve casserole with soy hot dogs.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) neutral, bland, inoffensive

Usage notesEdit

In Yiddish, פּאַרעוו (parev) is the predicative form and פּאַרעווע (pareve) the attributive form of the adjective. Some speakers familiar with Yiddish use this distribution in English as well, e.g. My mom made a pareve casserole but This casserole is parev.

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