bedikath hametz


be·​di·​kath ha·​metz
variants or bedikat hametz
: the Jewish ceremony of searching for leaven in the home on the evening before Passover

Word History


Hebrew bĕdhīqath ḥāmēṣ search for leaven

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“Bedikath hametz.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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