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Meaning of KOSHER

Pronunciation:  'kowshur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
  2. [adj]  (Judaism) conforming to dietary laws; "kosher meat"; "a kosher kitchen"
  3. [adj]  (informal) proper or legitimate

KOSHER is a 6 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: clean, cosher, proper
 See Also: aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ko"sher\, a. [heb. kosh["e]r fit, proper.]
    Ceremonially clean, according to Jewish law; -- applied to
    food, esp. to meat of animals slaughtered according to the
    requirements of Jewish law. Opposed to {tref}. Hence,
    designating a shop, store, house, etc., where such food is
    sold or used.
  2. \Ko"sher\, n.
    Kosher food; also, a kosher shop.
  3. \Ko"sher\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Koshered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Koshering}.]
    To prepare in conformity with the requirements of the Jewish
    law, as meat.
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