or sho·chet

[ Sephardic Hebrew shaw-khet; Ashkenazic Hebrew shoh-kheyt, shoi-khit; English shoh-khit ]

noun,plural shohe·tim [shohkh-teem], /ʃoʊxˈtim/, English sho·hets.Hebrew.
  1. a person certified by a rabbi or Jewish court of law to slaughter animals for food in the manner prescribed by Jewish law.

Origin of shohet

shōḥēṭ literally, one who slaughters

Words Nearby shohet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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