hametz

noun
ha·​metz
variants: or chametz or chometz \ ḵȯˈmāts , ˈḵȯˌmets \
plural -es

Definition of hametz

: leaven or leavened food banned during Passover

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History and Etymology for hametz

Hebrew ḥāmēṣ

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“Hametz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hametz. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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