kolkhoz

[kol-kawz; Russian kuhl-khaws]
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Origin of kolkhoz

1920–25; < Russian kolkhóz, for kol(lektívnoe) collective + khoz(yáĭstvo) household, farm, economy
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Related Words for kolkhoz

kibbutz, cooperative, co-op, kolkhoz

British Dictionary definitions for kolkhoz

kolkhoz

kolkhos kolkoz (kɒlˈkɔːz)

noun
  1. a Russian collective farm

Word Origin for kolkhoz

C20: from Russian, short for kollektivnoe khozyaistvo collective farm
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Word Origin and History for kolkhoz
n.

U.S.S.R. collective farm, 1921, from Russian kolkhoz, contraction of kollektivnoe khozyaistvo "collective farm."

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