sovkhoz(redirected from Sovkhoznik)
A state-owned farm that paid wages to workers in the former Soviet Union.
[Russian, short for sovetskoe khozyaĭstvo, soviet farm.]
sovkhoz(sɒfˈkɒz; Russian safˈxɔs)
n, pl, sovkhozy (sɒfˈkɒzɪ; Russian safˈxɔzi)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the former Soviet Union) a large mechanized farm owned by the state
2. (Agriculture) (in the former Soviet Union) a large mechanized farm owned by the state
[C20: Russian, from sovetskoe khozyaistvo soviet economy]