variants or chalutz
plural halutzim or chalutzim
: 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

Word History


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 25 Jun. 2024.

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