[Sephardic Hebrew shaw-khet; Ashkenazic Hebrew shoh-kheyt, shoi-khit; English shoh-khit]
noun, plural shohetim [shohkh-teem] . English, shohets. Hebrew.
a person certified by a rabbi or Jewish court of law to slaughter animals for food in the manner prescribed by Jewish law.
Also, shochet.
Compare shehitah.

shōḥēṭ literally, one who slaughters Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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