kosher

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A kosher McDonald's in Argentina

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Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish כּשר ‎(kosher), from Hebrew כָּשֵׁר ‎(kashér).

Adjective[edit]

kosher ‎(comparative more kosher, superlative most kosher)

  1. (Judaism) Fit for use or consumption, in accordance with Jewish law (especially relating to food).
    Only in New York can you find a good, kosher hamburger!
    David's mother kept a kosher kitchen, with separate sets of dishes for meat and for dairy.
    In order for a suit to be kosher, it cannot contain both wool and linen together.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) In accordance with standards or usual practice.
    Is what I have done kosher with Mr. Smith?

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kosher ‎(third-person singular simple present koshers, present participle koshering, simple past and past participle koshered)

  1. (transitive) To kasher; to prepare (for example, meat) in conformity with the requirements of the Jewish law.

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kosher ‎(plural kosher, comparable)

  1. (of food) kosher (prepared in accordance with Jewish religious practices)

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kosher m, f ‎(plural kosheres)

  1. kosher