kosher

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

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kosher ‎(comparative more kosher, superlative most kosher)

  1. (Judaism, of food) Prepared in accordance with Jewish religious practices.
    Well, if I had known it was a kosher deli, I certainly would not have ordered a ham and cheese on rye.
  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 (e.g. meat) in conformity with the requirements of the Jewish law.

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kosher ‎(plural kosher, comparable)

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

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kosher m, f ‎(plural kosheres)

  1. kosher
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