matzo

noun mat·zo \ ˈmät-sə also -(ˌ)sō \
variants: or matzoh
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of matzo

plural matzoth play \-ˌsōt, -ˌsōth, -sōs\ or matzos or matzohs play \-səz, -səs also -ˌsōz\
1 : unleavened bread eaten especially at the Passover
2 : a wafer of matzo

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Origin and Etymology of matzo

Yiddish matse, from Hebrew maṣṣāh



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


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