[pahr-uh-vuh, pahr-vuh]

adjective Judaism.

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

Nearby words

  1. pareto,
  2. pareto, vilfredo,
  3. pareu,
  4. pareunia,
  5. parev,
  6. parfait,
  7. parfleche,
  8. parfocal,
  9. parfum,
  10. pargasite

Also parve.

Compare fleishig, milchig.

Origin of pareve

1940–45; < Yiddish parev(e) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019