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tref

 (trāf)
adj.
Variant of treif.
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tref

(treɪf) or

treif

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treifa

(ˈtreɪfə)
adj
(Judaism) Judaism ritually unfit to be eaten; not kosher
[Yiddish, from Hebrew terēphāh, literally: torn (i.e., animal meat torn by beasts), from tāraf to tear]
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tref

(treɪf)

adj.
unfit to be eaten, according to the Jewish dietary laws; not kosher.
[1835–45; < Yiddish treyf < Hebrew ṭərēphāh torn flesh, literally, something torn]
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Adj.1.tref - not conforming to dietary laws
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
unclean, impure - having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws; "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
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