kashrut[käs̸h ro̵̅o̅t′, käs̸h′ro̵̅o̅t′]
- the dietary regulations of Judaism
- the state of being in compliance with such regulations
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- The state of being kosher.
- The body of Jewish dietary law.
Origin: Mishnaic Hebrew kašrût, from kāšēr, fitting; see kosher.