Definition of “halal” - English Dictionary


“halal” in English

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halaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /hælˈæl/ us /hælˈæl/

used to refer to meat from an animal that has been killed in the way that is demanded by Islamic law, or someone who sells this meat:

halal meat
a halal butcher

(Definition of “halal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“halal” in American English

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halaladjective [ not gradable ]


(of food or places where food is kept) prepared or kept in conditions that follow the rules of Islamic law:

halal meat
a halal dining hall

(Definition of “halal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)