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.

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Origin of halutz

Modern Hebrew ḥaluṣ. literally, pioneer
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British Dictionary definitions for halutzim

halutz
/ Hebrew (xɑˈlʊts, English hɑːˈlʊts) /

noun

a variant spelling of chalutz
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