Definitions for: Kosher

[n] food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
[adj] (Judaism) conforming to dietary laws; "kosher meat"; "a kosher kitchen"
[adj] (informal) proper or legitimate

Webster (1913) Definition: Ko"sher, a. [heb. kosh["e]r fit, proper.]
Ceremonially clean, according to Jewish law; -- applied to
food, esp. to meat of animals slaughtered according to the
requirements of Jewish law. Opposed to tref. Hence,
designating a shop, store, house, etc., where such food is
sold or used.

Ko"sher, n.
Kosher food; also, a kosher shop.

Ko"sher, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Koshered; p. pr. & vb.
n. Koshering.]
To prepare in conformity with the requirements of the Jewish
law, as meat.

Synonyms: clean, cosher, proper

See Also: aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals

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