bahur

noun ba·hur \ˈbȯḵu̇r, ˈbəḵər\\ˈbəḵər\
variants: or

bachur

less commonly

bochur

\ˈbȯḵu̇r, ˈbəḵər\ or

bocher

\ˈbəḵər\

Definition of bahur

plural

bahurim

or

bachurim

also

bochurim

\ˈbȯḵu̇rə̇m, ˈbəḵər-, -rēm\ or

bocherim

\ˈbəḵər-\

in Jewish use

  1. :  a young unmarried man :  youth; specifically :  a student in a Talmudic academy —called also yeshiva bocher

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Origin and Etymology of bahur

Hebrew bāḥūr youth


First Known Use: 1902


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