kashruth

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noun kash·ruth \kä-ˈshrüt, -ˈshrüth\
variants: or

kashrut

Definition of kashruth

  1. 1 :  the Jewish dietary laws

  2. 2 :  the state of being kosher

Origin and Etymology of kashruth

Hebrew kashrūth, literally, fitness


First Known Use: 1907


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