Pronunciation: ( Seph. Heb.käsh-rOOt'; Ashk. Heb.käsh'root, -rus; Eng.käsh'ruth), [key]
1. the body of dietary laws prescribed for Jews: an observer of kashruth.
2. fitness for use with respect to Jewish law: the kashruth of a religious object. Also,kash•rut'.
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