metapelet

[ me-tah-pe-let ]
/ ˌmɛ tɑˈpɛ lɛt /

noun, plural me·ta·plot [me-tah-plawt]. /ˌmɛ tɑˈplɔt/. Hebrew.

a woman who cares for children, especially on kibbutzim in Israel; foster mother.

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