Kibbutz meaning

kĭ-bo͝ots, -bo͝ots
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A collective farm or settlement in modern Israel.
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An Israeli collective settlement, esp. a collective farm.
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A community, usually a village, based on a high level of social and economical sharing, equality, direct democracy and tight social relations.
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Origin of kibbutz

  • Hebrew qibbûṭ gathering from qibbēṭ derived stem of qābaṭ to gather qbṣ́ in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hebrew קִבּוּץ (kibúts), derived from the radix קבץ (kavatz).

    From Wiktionary