Al-Butaymat (Arabic: البطيمات, El Buteimât) was a Palestinian Arab village the Haifa Subdistrict, located 31 kilometers (19 mi) southeast of Haifa. In 1945, the village had a population of 110. It was depopulated during the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on May 1, 1948 under the Battle of Mishmar HaEmek.
Umm el Buteimât is mentioned in the Survey of Western Palestine (1881), where its name is translated as "the place with the terebinths."
- ^ Morris, 2004, p. xviii village #156. Also gives cause of depopulation. Second cause indicated in brackets by a question mark.
- ^ Khalidi, 1992, p. 157.
- ^ Morris, 2004, p. xx, settlement #15, July, 1948. Moved to the land of Qannir in 1949.
- ^ Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 47
- ^ Palmer, 1881, p. 154
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