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n. (context Islam English) the evening meal (of dates) that breaks each day's fast during Ramadan


Iftar (or Fatoor) ( 'breakfast') is the evening meal when Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset.

Muslims break their fast at the time of the call to prayer for the evening prayer.

Usage examples of "iftar".

So at five-thirty in the evening, everyone would gather for iftar, the meal that breaks the fast, beginning with fruit juice and a cup of lentil soup, followed by platefuls of skewered meats.