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challah

chal·lah

also cha·lah or hal·lah  (KHä′lə, hä′-)
n.
A loaf of yeast-leavened egg bread, usually braided, traditionally eaten by Jews on the Sabbath, holidays, and other ceremonial occasions.

[Hebrew ḥallâ; see ḫll in Semitic roots.]

challah

(ˈhɑːlə; Hebrew xaˈla) or

hallah

n, pl -lahs or -loth (Hebrew -ˈlɔt)
1. (Judaism) bread, usually in the form of a plaited loaf, traditionally eaten by Jews to celebrate the Sabbath
2. (Cookery) bread, usually in the form of a plaited loaf, traditionally eaten by Jews to celebrate the Sabbath
[from Hebrew hallāh]

chal•lah

(ˈxɑ lə, ˈhɑ)

n.
a rich, leavened, often braided white bread made with eggs, eaten esp. on the Jewish Sabbath.
[< Hebrew ḥallāh]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.challah - (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeastchallah - (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
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Adapted and extended from Chalot and Brun (Chalot and Bran 1998) and Read et al.
Anne, France, to Bernadin-Jean and Marthe- Marie Chalot Zita.