halal definition by Webster's New World
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characterized by adherence to the dietary practices required by Islamic law
halal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Meat that has been slaughtered in the manner prescribed by the shari’a.adjective
- Of or being meat slaughtered in the prescribed way: a halal butcher; a halal label.
- In accordance with or permitted under the shari’a.
Origin: Arabic ḥalāl, legally permissible, from ḥalla, to undo, free, be permissible; see ḥll in Semitic roots.