moshav

moshav

[moh-shahv]
noun, plural moshavim [moh-shah-veem] .
a cooperative community in Israel made up of small farm units.
Compare kibbutz.


Origin:
1930–35; < Mod Hebrew moshav, Hebrew mōshābh dwelling

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moshav (Hebrew mɔˈʃav)
 
n , pl -shavim
a cooperative settlement in Israel, consisting of a number of small farms
 
[C20: from Hebrew mōshābh a dwelling]

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