variants or shochet
plural shohetim or shochetim
or shochtim
also shohets or shochets
or shohatim
: a person officially licensed by rabbinic authority as slaughterer of animals and poultry for use as food in accordance with Jewish laws

Word History


Hebrew shōḥēṭ slaughterer

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“Shohet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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