Lubavitcher

Lubavitcher

[loo-buh-vich-er, loo-bah-vi-cher]
noun
1.
a member of a missionary Hasidic movement founded in the 1700s by Rabbi Shneour Zalman of Lyady.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to the Lubavitchers or their movement.

Origin:
< Yiddish lubavitsher, equivalent to Lubavitsh (< Byelorussian Lyubavichi) a town which was the center of the movement, 1813–1915 + -er -er1

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