halal

[ huh-lahl ]
/ həˈlɑl /
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adjective

(of an animal or its meat) slaughtered or prepared in the manner prescribed by Islamic law.
of or relating to halal meat: a halal butcher.

noun

a halal animal or halal meat.

Origin of halal

First recorded in 1850–55, halal is from the Arabic word halāl lawful
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halal

hallal

/ (hɑːˈlɑːl) /

noun

meat from animals that have been killed according to Muslim law

adjective

of or relating to such meata halal butcher

verb -als, -alling or -alled (tr)

to kill (animals) in this way

Word Origin for halal

from Arabic: lawful
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