[ moh-shahv ]
/ moʊˈʃɑv /

noun, plural mo·sha·vim [moh-shah-veem] /ˌmoʊ ʃɑˈvim/.

a cooperative community in Israel made up of small farm units.


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Origin of moshav

1930–35; < Mod Hebrew moshav, Hebrew mōshābh dwelling Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for moshav

/ (Hebrew mɔˈʃav) /

noun plural -shavim (-ʃaˈvim)

a cooperative settlement in Israel, consisting of a number of small farms

Word Origin for moshav

C20: from Hebrew mōshābh a dwelling
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