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iftar

[if-tahr]
noun
  1. (sometimes initial capital letter) the meal that Muslims eat after sunset during Ramadan to break the day’s fast.
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Origin of iftar

< 1830–35; Arabic ʾifṭār “the breaking of the fast”
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iftar

Iftar

noun
  1. the meal eaten by Muslims to break their fast after sunset every day during Ramadan
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Word Origin

from Arabic iftar the breaking of the fast; compare Id-ul-Fitr
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