halal

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adjective ha·lal \hə-ˈläl\

Definition of halal

  1. 1 :  sanctioned by Islamic law; especially :  ritually fit for use <halal foods>

  2. 2 :  selling or serving food ritually fit according to Islamic law <a halal restaurant>

Origin and Etymology of halal

Arabic ḥalāl permissible


First Known Use: 1858


HALAL Defined for English Language Learners

halal

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adjective ha·lal \hə-ˈläl\

Definition of halal for English Language Learners

  • : accepted by Muslim law as fit for eating

  • : selling or serving halal food


HALAL Defined for Kids

halal

adjective hal·al \hə-ˈläl\

Definition of halal for Students

  1. 1 :  fit for eating under Islamic law <halal meat>

  2. 2 :  selling or serving food fit for eating under Islamic law <halal restaurants>


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