shehitah

or she·chi·tah

[ Sephardic Hebrew shuh-khee-tah; Ashkenazic Hebrew shuh-khee-tuh ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew ʃə xiˈtɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ʃəˈxi tə /

noun Hebrew.

the slaughtering of animals for food by a duly certified person in the manner prescribed by Jewish law.

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