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pareve

[ pahr-uh-vuh, pahr-vuh ]
/ ˈpɑr ə və, ˈpɑr və /
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adjective Judaism.

having no meat or milk in any form as an ingredient and therefore being permissible for use with both meat and dairy meals as stated in the dietary laws: a pareve bread; pareve soup.

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Also par·ve [pahr-vuh] /ˈpɑr və/ .
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Origin of pareve

First recorded in 1940–45; from Yiddish parev(e); probably from Czech párový “paired, coupled,” a derivative of pár “a pair, a few,” from Middle High German pār pair1
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