shechita

shechitah

noun

the Jewish method of killing animals for food

Nearby words

  1. shebeli,
  2. sheboygan,
  3. shechem,
  4. shechina,
  5. shechinah,
  6. shechitah,
  7. shed,
  8. shed blood,
  9. shed dormer,
  10. shed hand

Word Origin for shechita

from Hebrew, literally: slaughter

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