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Lubavitcher

[ loo-buh-vich-er, loo-bah-vi-cher ]
/ ˈlu bəˌvɪtʃ ər, luˈbɑ vɪ tʃər /
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noun

a member of a missionary Hasidic movement founded in the 1700s by Rabbi Shneour Zalman of Lyady.

adjective

of or relating to the Lubavitchers or their movement.

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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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