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(of food) completely kosher; prepared according to a strict interpretation of Jewish dietary law.
- ‘She was giving me a glowing report about a gourmet glatt Kosher Thai restaurant in Jerusalem.’
- ‘It's like a glatt vegetarian Indian restaurant, full of Jewish people who don't really like spicy food.’
- ‘And, yes, Judaism also forbids gluttony, even if the glutton is consuming nothing but 100% glatt kosher food.’
- ‘Two months ago he converted his stationery store into a twelve-seat glatt kosher restaurant and takeout shop specializing in Yemenite-Israeli cuisine - with a macrobiotic twist.’
Yiddish, from German glatt smooth + Hebrew kāšēr proper.
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