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dietary law

n. Judaism
The body of regulations prescribing the kinds and combinations of food that may be eaten.
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di′etary law`


n.
Judaism. any of the laws dealing with permitted foods, food preparation and combinations, and the utensils and dishes coming into contact with food. Compare kashruth.
[1925–30]
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