meaty

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • adj. Refers to food in the meat category according to kashrut.

Example Sentences

  • "I am inviting guests round for Shabbat tea. I assume they have all had meaty lunches."

  • "If one cooks a pareve food in a clean meaty pot and wishes to serve it during a dairy meal, or vice versa, one should consult a qualified rabbi as to whether the circumstances would make it permissible." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • English calque of Yiddish פֿליישיק fleyshik 'meaty'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      meatie, meat-y, meatey

Notes

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