Mashgiach Definition

mäsh-gēäKH
mashgichim, mashgiach
noun
An Orthodox rabbi, or a person appointed or approved by such a rabbi, whose responsibility is to prevent violations of Jewish dietary laws by inspection of slaughterhouses, meat markets, and restaurants where food assumed to be kosher is prepared for the public.
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Other Word Forms of Mashgiach

Noun

Singular:
mashgiach
Plural:
mashgiachs, mashgichim

Origin of Mashgiach

  • Hebrew mašgîaḥ from hišgîaḥ to look, inspect šgḥ in Semitic roots

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

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