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hamantasch

noun ha·man·tasch \ˈhä-mən-ˌtäsh, ˈh-, -ˌtsh\
plural ha·man·tasch·en\-ˌtä-shən, -ˌt-\

Definition of HAMANTASCH

:  a 3-cornered pastry with a filling (as of poppy seeds or prunes) traditionally eaten during the Jewish holiday Purim

Origin of HAMANTASCH

Yiddish homentash, from Homen Haman + tash pocket, bag
First Known Use: 1927

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