(also parev /ˈpɑːrəv/)
Definition of pareve in English:
Designating or relating to a foodstuff made without milk, meat, or their derivatives, and therefore permissible to be eaten with both meat and dairy dishes according to dietary laws.
- Because of its vegetarian composition, it is classified as ‘pareve’ under Jewish dietary laws, meaning that it can be eaten with either a meat or a dairy meal and-equally importantly - before or after either, a welcome quality in a snack.
1930s: from Yiddish parev 'neutral'.
Definition of pareve in:
- US English dictionary