noun, plural shochetim
[shohkh-teem] /ʃoʊxˈtim/ (Show IPA). English, shochets. Hebrew.
noun, plural shohetim
[shohkh-teem] /ʃoʊxˈtim/ (Show IPA). English, shohets. Hebrew.
a person certified by a rabbi or Jewish court of law to slaughter animals for food in the manner prescribed by Jewish law.
noun (pl) shochets, shochetim
(in Judaism) a person who has been specially trained and licensed to slaughter animals and birds in accordance with the laws of shechita


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