kashruth

[Sephardic Hebrew kahsh-root; Ashkenazic Hebrew kahsh-root, -ruhs; English kahsh-ruhth]
noun
1.
the body of dietary laws prescribed for Jews: an observer of kashruth.
2.
fitness for use with respect to Jewish law: the kashruth of a religious object.
Also, kashrut.


Origin:
1905–10; < Hebrew: literally, fitness

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kashruth or Hebrew kashrut (kaʃˈruːt)
 
n
1.  the condition of being fit for ritual use in general
2.  the system of dietary laws which require ritual slaughter, the removal of excess blood from meat, and the complete separation of milk and meat, and prohibit such foods as pork and shellfish
 
[literally: appropriateness, fitness]
 
kashrut or Hebrew kashrut
 
n
 
[literally: appropriateness, fitness]

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Must be an expert in the laws of kashrut and trained by a rabbi, if not a rabbi himself.
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