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Hal'yard
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HALAK, MOUNT
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halal definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: proper or legitimate; "the fund earns halal profits in full compliance with the Shari'a"
2: conforming to dietary laws; "halal meat"; "a halal kitchen" n
1: (Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Arabic ?al?l permissible Date: 1858 1. sanctioned by Islamic law; especially ritually fit for use <halal foods> 2. selling or serving food ritually fit according to Islamic law <a halal restaurant>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. (also hallal) --v.tr. (halalled, halalling) kill (an animal) as prescribed by Muslim law. --n. (often attrib.) meat prepared in this way; lawful food. Etymology: Arab. halal lawful

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Halal meat is meat from animals that have been killed according to Muslim law. ...a halal butcher's shop N-UNCOUNT: usu N n



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