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

1930–35; < Mod Hebrew moshav, Hebrew mōshābh dwelling Unabridged
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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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