zabiha

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic ذَبِيْحَة (ḏabiyḥa)

Noun[edit]

zabiha (uncountable)

  1. (Islam) The prescribed Islamic method of ritual slaughter of most animals, consisting of a swift, deep incision with a sharp knife on the throat, cutting the jugular veins and carotid arteries of both sides but leaving the spinal cord intact.