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tref

[treyf] /treɪf/
adjective
1.
Judaism. unfit to be eaten or used, according to religious laws; not kosher.
Also, treyf, trayf, terefah.
Origin of tref
< Yiddish treyf < Hebrew ṭərēphāh torn flesh, literally, something torn
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tref

/treɪf/
adjective
1.
(Judaism) ritually unfit to be eaten; not kosher
Word Origin
Yiddish, from Hebrew terēphāh, literally: torn (i.e., animal meat torn by beasts), from tāraf to tear
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Word Origin and History for tref
n.

Welsh, literally "hamlet, home, town."

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