Definition of kibbutz noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kɪˈbʊts//
; NAmE NAmE//kɪˈbʊts//
(pl. kibbutzim
BrE BrE//ˌkɪbʊtˈsiːm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɪbʊtˈsiːm//
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(in Israel) a type of farm or factory where a group of people live together and share all the work, decisions and income Word Origin1930s: from modern Hebrew qibbūṣ ‘gathering’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kibbutz