kib·butz (kĭ-bts, -bts)
n. pl. kib·but·zim (kĭb′t-sēm, -t-)
A collective farm or settlement in modern Israel.
[Hebrew qibbûṣ, gathering, from qibbēṣ, derived stem of qābaṣ, to gather; see qb in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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