shochet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שׁוֹחֵט ‎(shokhét, slaughterer, butcher).

Noun[edit]

shochet ‎(plural shochets or shochetim)

  1. A person certified under Jewish law to slaughter cattle and poultry