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Consisting of, prepared with, or relating to meat or meat products.

[Yiddish fleyshik, from fleysh, meat, from Middle High German vleisch, from Old High German fleisc, flesh.]
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(ˈfleɪ ʃɪg, -ʃɪk)

adj. Judaism.
(in the dietary laws) consisting of, made from, or used only for meat or meat products. Compare milchig, pareve.
[1940–45; < Yiddish fleyshik; see flesh, -y1]
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