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Is pav a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word pav is a Scrabble US word. The word pav is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

P3A1V4

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Yes. The word pav is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

P3A1V4

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PAV 8 

2 letters words from 'pav'

PA 4 

All 3 letters words made out of pav

pav apv pva vpa avp vap

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Definitions and meaning of pav

pav

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -æv

Etymology 1

Contraction of pavilion.

Noun

pav (plural pavs)

  1. (cricket, informal) Clipping of pavilion.
    • 1954, Anthony Buckeridge, According to Jennings, page 80,
      “It′s no good hanging around here. I vote we nip round to the back of the pav,” Jennings suggested. “We might be able to see Mr Findlater and wave to him through the window.”
      They scurried round to the rear of the building where a row of windows overlooked a deserted part of the cricket ground.
    • 2000, Aidan Higgins, The Whole Hog, unnumbered page,
      Up goes the finger and the Dodo snaps to attention, rams the bat under his arm (subaltern with swagger stick) and retreats to the pav with a slowness intended as silent comment on a poor decision.
    • 2008, Fionn Davenport, Dublin City Guide, Lonely Planet, page 166,
      One of the most enjoyable drinking experiences in town can be had on a pleasant summer′s day on the balcony of the Pav, the cricket pavilion overlooking Trinity′s playing fields.

Etymology 2

Contraction of pavlova. Australian from 1966.

Noun

pav (plural pavs)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, informal) Clipping of pavlova.
    • 2003, Stephen Downes, Advanced Australian Fare: How Australian Cooking Became the World′s Best, page 6,
      Bert Sachse experimented for a month to create the perfect pav.
    • 2011, Neil Perry, Rockpool Bar & Grill: Desserts, unnumbered page,
      I′m totally biased but I think this is the best pav in the world. It also does nothing to clear up the argument that the pav is in fact from New Zealand and not Australia.
    • 2011, Margaret Fulton, Suzanne Gibbs, Margaret Fulton Favourites, page 194,
      Pavlova, named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, is still just about the most popular party dessert in Australia. [] The following recipe was given to me by a churchgoer who won acclaim for her ‘pavs’ and made at least five a week for members of the congregation.

Etymology 3

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Noun

pav (plural pavs)

  1. (India) Bread.

See also

  • pav bhaji

Anagrams

  • APV, AVP, PVA, VAP, VPA, vap

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /páːʋ/

Noun

pȃv m anim (female equivalent pȃvica or pavíca)

  1. peacock (bird)

Inflection

Further reading

  • pav”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) a pavlova, a type of dessert consisting of a meringue base topped with whipped cream.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)