halal

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A term that is Arabic for 'permissible'; certain foods are not allowed under Islamic law; thus Muslims follow a Halal diet, just as Jews follows a Kosher diet

ha·lal

(hah-lahl)
Denotes food that was prepared in accord with the dietary laws required in observant Muslims; it forbids consumption of some foods and drink (e.g., ethanol) altogether and dictates how Muslim butchers prepare meats and poultry.

halal

(hă-lăl′)
Pert. to food prepared and served according to Muslim dietary laws.