[ pahr-uh-vuh, pahr-vuh ]
/ ˈpɑr ə və, ˈpɑr və /
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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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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also par·ve [pahr-vuh] /ˈpɑr və/ .
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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