pa·re·ve (pärə-və) also par·ve (pärvə)
Prepared without meat, milk, or their derivatives and therefore permissible to be eaten with meat or dairy dishes according to dietary laws: pareve margarine.
[Yiddish pareve, of West Slavic origin; akin to Czech párový, paired, dual, from pár, a pair, from Middle High German pār, from Latin; see PAIR.]
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