Meaning of kashruth

kash•ruth

Pronunciation: (Seph. Heb.käsh-rt'Ashk. Heb.käsh'r&oobrevet, -r&schwasEng.käsh'r&schwath), [key]
— n.
  1. the body of dietary laws prescribed for Jews: an observer of kashruth.
  2. fitness for use with respect to Jewish law:of a religious object. the kashruth
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