[ Sephardic Hebrew hekh-sher; Ashkenazic Hebrew hekh-shuhr; English hek-sher ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew hɛxˈʃɛr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈhɛx ʃər; English ˈhɛk ʃər /
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noun, plural hech·she·rim [Sephardic Hebrew hekh-she-reem; Ashkenazic Hebrew hekh-shey-rim], /Sephardic Hebrew hɛx ʃɛˈrim; Ashkenazic Hebrew hɛxˈʃeɪ rɪm/, English hech·shers.Hebrew.
rabbinical approval of meats and other foods that comply with the ritual requirements of Jewish dietary laws, usually issued in the form of an endorsing mark or stamp on the products so approved.
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