chalutz

[ khah-loots ]
/ xɑˈluts /

noun, plural cha·lutz·im [khah-loo-tseem khah-loo-tsim] /xɑ luˈtsim xɑˈlu tsɪm/. Hebrew.

Definition for chalutz (2 of 2)

halutz

or cha·lutz

[ khah-loots ]
/ xɑˈluts /

noun, plural ha·lutz·im [Sephardic Hebrew khah-loo-tseem; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-loo-tsim] /Sephardic Hebrew ˌxɑ luˈtsim; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɑˈlu tsɪm/. Hebrew.

a person who immigrates to Israel to establish or join a settlement for accomplishing tasks, as clearing the land or planting trees, that are necessary to future development of the country.

Origin of halutz

Modern Hebrew ḥaluṣ. literally, pioneer
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British Dictionary definitions for chalutz (1 of 2)

chalutz

halutz

/ Hebrew (xɑˈlʊts, English hɑːˈlʊts) /

noun plural -lutzim (-luːˈtsiːm, English -ˈluːtsɪm)

a member of an organization of immigrants to Israeli agricultural settlements

Word Origin for chalutz

literally: pioneer, fighter

British Dictionary definitions for chalutz (2 of 2)

halutz
/ Hebrew (xɑˈlʊts, English hɑːˈlʊts) /

noun

a variant spelling of chalutz
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