Kolkhoz definition

kŏl-kôz, kŭl-KHôs
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A Soviet collective farm.
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A Soviet collective farm.
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A farming collective in the former Soviet Union.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kolkhoz
Plural:
kolkhozes, kolkhozy

Origin of kolkhoz

  • Russian from kol(lektivnoe) khoz(yaĭstvo) kollektivnoe neuter of kollektivnyĭ collective khozyaĭstvo economy, household farm

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

  • From Russian колхоз (kolxóz), contraction of коллективное хозяйство (kollektívnoje xozjájstvo, “collective farm, household”).

    From Wiktionary