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matzo

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noun mat·zo \ˈmät-sə also -(ˌ)sō\

Simple Definition of matzo

  • : a dry, thin bread eaten especially by Jewish people at Passover

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of matzo

plural

matzoth

play \-ˌsōt, -ˌsōth, -sōs\ or

matzos

or

matzohs

play \-səz, -səs also -ˌsōz\
  1. 1 :  unleavened bread eaten especially at the Passover

  2. 2 :  a wafer of matzo

Variants of matzo

or

matzoh

Origin and Etymology of matzo

Yiddish matse, from Hebrew maṣṣāh


First Known Use: 1650



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