Definition of pareve in English:

pareve

adjective

(also parve)
Judaism
  • Prepared without meat, milk, 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.’

Pronunciation

pareve

/ˈpärəvə/ /ˈpɑrəvə/

Origin

1930s from Yiddish parev ‘neutral’.