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shechitah

[Sephardic Hebrew shuh-khee-tah; Ashkenazic Hebrew shuh-khee-tuh] /Sephardic Hebrew ʃə xiˈtɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ʃəˈxi tə/
noun, Hebrew.
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shechita

/ˈʃəxitɑ; ˈʃxitə/
noun
1.
the Jewish method of killing animals for food
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: slaughter
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