צבר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

צַבָּר (tsabárm (plural indefinite צַבָּרִים, feminine counterpart צַבָּרִית)

  1. prickly pear cactus
  2. (colloquial) Sabra (native Israeli)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

צָבַר (tsavár) (pa'al construction)

  1. (transitive) to store
    • Genesis 41:35, with translation of Aryeh Kaplan:
      וְיִצְבְּרוּ־בָר תַּחַת יַד־פַּרְעֹה
      v'yitsb'ru-vár táchat yad-par'ó
      and let them store the grain under Pharaoh’s control