plural noun
bik·​ku·​rim | \ biˌküˈrēm, -ˈku̇rim \

Definition of bikkurim

1 : the first ripe fruits offered in thanks to God on the altar of the Temple in ancient Palestine
2 in modern Israel : the products of the orchards and fields gathered and sold to further the Jewish National Fund

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Hebrew bikkūrīm first fruits

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“Bikkurim.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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