Parev vs Pareo - What's the difference?

parev | pareo |

As an adjective parev

is .

As a noun pareo is

(l) (someone with equal or better skill).




  • Usage notes

    In Yiddish, the attributive form of the adjective. Some speakers familiar with Yiddish use this distribution in English as well, e.g. My mom made a pareve''' casserole'' but ''This casserole is '''parev .



    (wikipedia pareo)


    (en noun)
  • A wraparound garment, worn by men or women, similar to a Malaysian sarong.
  • * 1919 ,
  • [...] you must have seen pictures of her. He painted her over and over again, sometimes with a pareo on and sometimes with nothing at all. Yes, she was pretty enough.
  • * 2007 , Ronnie Blackwell, Spite , page 154:
  • “Then Sue lifted his passkey as he turned to go back to the office.”
    “I was the misdirection,” Narlene blurted. “I sort of let my pareo slip off of my shoulder at just the right time.”

    See also

    * ("pareo" on Wikipedia)


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