glatt kosher

glatt kosher
\\ˈglät-\ adjective
Etymology: Yiddish glat kosher, literally, evenly kosher
: providing, preparing, or being food that conforms stringently to the Jewish kosher laws

a glatt kosher restaurant

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/glaht/, Judaism.
1. prepared for eating according to the dietary laws followed by Hasidic Jews, which differ somewhat from those followed by other observers of kashruth: glatt kosher meat.
2. adhering to these laws: a glatt kosher restaurant.
3. (loosely) strictly kosher.
[1950-55; Yiddish glat lit., smooth, even < MHG (G glatt), OHG: bright, shining; see GLAD1]

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