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dietary law

noun, Judaism.
law dealing with foods permitted to be eaten, food preparation and combinations, and the utensils and dishes coming into contact with food.
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1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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any of the prescriptions as to what may or may not be eaten under particular conditions. These prescriptions and proscriptions are sometimes religious; often they are secular; frequently, they are both.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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