shehitah

noun she·hi·tah \shəˈḵētə\
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shechita

\shəˈḵētə\

Definition of shehitah

  1. :  the slaughtering of animals for food in accordance with rabbinic law

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Origin and Etymology of shehitah

Hebrew shĕḥīṭāh slaughter


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