Definitions

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  • adjective Yinglish, of an animal, Judaism Having none of a particular kind of adhesion on the outside of its lungs; only meat from a glatt animal can be kosher.
  • adjective Yinglish, by extension, of food, Judaism Having no ingredients from animals that are not glatt.

Etymologies

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Romanization of Yiddish גלאַט (glat, "smooth").

Examples

  • The technical definition of glatt kosher is meat from animals with smooth or defect-free lungs, but today the term glatt kosher is often used informally to imply that a product was processed under a stricter standard of kashrut.

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  • a Hassidic Jew from Brooklyn, is best known for its kosher brands such as Aaron's Best and bills itself the world's largest processor of what's called glatt kosher beef, which adheres to the strictest kosher standard.

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  • Although "glatt" has no meaning outside the slaughtering process, in the 1970s it became generally used to mean "extra kosher," as Lisë Stern explains in her recently published How to Keep Kosher.

    The Kosher Conversion

  • Although "glatt" has no meaning outside the slaughtering process, in the 1970s it became generally used to mean "extra kosher," as Lisë Stern explains in her recently published How to Keep Kosher.

    The Kosher Conversion

  • At the top of the Steilhang you can sideslip on 'glatt' ice for the whole distance of eighty yards and schuss the last bumps over the bridge, or turn sharp left at the top after almost stopping, then sharp right and begin your traverse lower.

    Notes on Olympic Skiing: 1936

  • At the top of the Steilhang you can sideslip on 'glatt' ice for the whole distance of eighty yards and schuss the last bumps over the bridge, or turn sharp left at the top after almost stopping, then sharp right and begin your traverse lower.

    Notes on Olympic Skiing: 1936

  • 'glatt' ice is smooth and slippery, and a 'langlauf' is 'running on the flat.' —

    Notes on Olympic Skiing: 1936

  • 'glatt' ice is smooth and slippery, and a 'langlauf' is 'running on the flat.' —

    Notes on Olympic Skiing: 1936

  • Still, I can’t help but feel there’s something wrong when no one blinks an eye, as long as the meat is “kosher” according to the rules on food, even to an extra minhag such as glatt, but can’t be bothered to care about the suffering of the animals, or the treatment of the workers.

    Less brains… More meat | Jewschool

  • Mimi Ritzen Crawford for The Wall Street Journal Tiffin Wallah "My ex-wife was Jewish ... and it's easier to have vegetarian kosher than glatt kosher," explained owner Pradeep Shinde, who opened his first vegetarian Kosher restaurant 20 years ago.

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