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Lubavitcher

[loo-buh-vich-er, loo-bah-vi-cher]
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noun
  1. a member of a missionary Hasidic movement founded in the 1700s by Rabbi Shneour Zalman of Lyady.
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Lubavitchers or their movement.

Origin of Lubavitcher

< Yiddish lubavitsher, equivalent to Lubavitsh (< Byelorussian Lyubavichi) a town which was the center of the movement, 1813–1915 + -er -er1
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