Hudud definitions

ho͝o-do͝od'
The portion of shari’a law concerning the trial and punishment of the most serious crimes, including adultery, theft, and murder, prescribing penalties such as flagellation, amputation, and beheading.
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Origin of hudud

Arabic ḥudūd plural of ḥadd edge, limit, divine ordinance, punishment from ḥadda to sharpen, delimit ḥdd in Semitic roots