Halal meaning

hə-läl
(of food) Fit to eat according to Muslim religious customs.
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Halal meat.
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Characterized by adherence to the requirements of Islamic law, as in following proper dietary practices, esp. in slaughtering animals for meat.
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(Islam) Permissible, according to Muslim religious customs, to have or do.
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Of or being meat from animals slaughtered in the manner prescribed by the shari’a.

A halal butcher; a halal label.

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In accordance with or permitted under the shari’a.
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Origin of halal

  • Arabic ḥalāl legally permissible from ḥalla to undo, free, be permissible ḥll in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arabic حلال (ẖalāl).

    From Wiktionary