Meaning of mashgiach in English:

mashgiach

Pronunciation /maʃˈɡɪəx/

noun

(also mashgiah)
Judaism
  • A person authorized to inspect or supervise premises where food is kept or prepared, in order to ensure compliance with Jewish dietary laws.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language. From Hebrew mašgīaḥ (plural mašgīḥīm) supervisor, use as noun of participle of hišgīaḥ to look at.