halutz

noun
ha·​lutz
variants: or chalutz \ ḵäˈlüts \
plural halutzim or chalutzim\ ˌḵäˌlütˈsēm , ḵäˈlütsim \

Definition of halutz

: a Jew who immigrated to the region of Palestine especially as part of a movement in the years after World War I to work the land and create Jewish settlements

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History and Etymology for halutz

New Hebrew ḥālūṣ, from Hebrew, warrior, vanguard

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“Halutz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halutz. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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