halal

[huh-lahl]
adjective
1.
(of an animal or its meat) slaughtered or prepared in the manner prescribed by Islamic law.
2.
of or pertaining to halal meat: a halal butcher.
noun
3.
a halal animal or halal meat.

Origin:
1850–55; < Arabic halāl lawful

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halal or hallal (hɑːˈlɑːl)
 
n
1.  meat from animals that have been killed according to Muslim law
 
adj
2.  of or relating to such meat: a halal butcher
 
vb , -als, -alling, -alled
3.  to kill (animals) in this way
 
[from Arabic: lawful]
 
hallal or hallal
 
n
 
adj
 
vb
 
[from Arabic: lawful]

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halal
1855, from Arabic, lit. "lawful." Halal food has been prepared in a manner prescribed by Islamic law.
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Example sentences
Additionally, on occasion my family would purchase kosher food because it was
  always halal.
The menu also accommodates individuals with food allergies, or organic, kosher
  or halal food requirements.
The menu has a heavy focus on vegetarian dishes, plus a variety of traditional
  halal meals.
These forms now include language concerning the halal meat alternative program.
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