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(also glatt kosher)

adjective

Judaism
(Of food) completely kosher; prepared according to a strict interpretation of Jewish dietary law.
Example sentences
  • And, yes, Judaism also forbids gluttony, even if the glutton is consuming nothing but 100% glatt kosher food.
  • She was giving me a glowing report about a gourmet glatt Kosher Thai restaurant in Jerusalem.
  • It's like a glatt vegetarian Indian restaurant, full of Jewish people who don't really like spicy food.

Origin

Yiddish, from German glatt 'smooth' + Hebrew kāšēr 'proper'.

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