if·tar or If·tar (ĭftär′)
The evening meal that breaks the daily fast during Ramadan, traditionally featuring the fruit of the date palm as a first course.
[Arabic 'ifṭār, verbal noun of 'afṭara, to break a fast, from faṭara, to break; see pṭr in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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