shohet

noun sho·het \ˈshōḵə̇t\
variants: or

shochet

\ˈshōḵə̇t\

Definition of shohet

plural

shohetim

or

shochetim

\-ḵətə̇m\ or

shochtim

\-ḵtə̇m\ also

shohets

or

shochets

\-ḵə̇ts\ or

shohatim

\-ḵətə̇m\
  1. :  a person officially licensed by rabbinic authority as slaughterer of animals and poultry for use as food in accordance with Jewish laws

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Origin and Etymology of shohet

Hebrew shōḥēṭ slaughterer


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