bahur

noun
ba·​hur
variants: or bachur or less commonly bochur \ ˈbȯḵu̇r , ˈbəḵər \ or bocher \ ˈbəḵər \
plural bahurim or bachurim also bochurim\ ˈbȯḵu̇rə̇m , ˈbəḵər-​ , -​rēm \ or bocherim\ ˈbəḵər-​ \

Definition of bahur

in Jewish use
: a young unmarried man : youth specifically : a student in a Talmudic academy

called also yeshiva bocher

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First Known Use of bahur

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bahur

Hebrew bāḥūr youth

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“Bahur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bahur. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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