matzo ball


: a small ball-shaped dumpling made from matzo meal

Examples of matzo ball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Soon lunch arrives, an international smorgasbord of latkes, kale salad, a chicken quesadilla and matzo ball soup. Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, 27 Aug. 2023 The side menu is also not to be overlooked with options like chicken matzo ball soup, macaroni salad, and coleslaw. Alex Darus, cleveland, 14 Aug. 2023 Mati’s Deli is also known for its matzo ball soup and Knish. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 6 Aug. 2023 David Corenswet may be the first Jewish actor to play Superman, but the Man of Steel himself is as Jewish as matzo ball soup. Jay Michaelson, Rolling Stone, 28 June 2023 In an era of quick meals, takeout food and cheap eats, Wolf’s slow-and-steady approach to classic, quality dishes like matzo ball soup and pastrami on rye shaped The Bagel into an uncompromising institution of Jewish comfort fare. Max Abrams, Chicago Tribune, 16 Dec. 2022 The Dorit & Ben J. Genet Cupboard of Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward County will provide 600 families traditional Passover packages that include matzah, gefilte fish, macaroons, grape juice and matzo ball soup mix. Sergio Carmona,, 25 Mar. 2022 So the Hongs, for example, are serving a Korean dumpling soup based on a matzo ball recipe from Katianna’s Jewish grandmother. Andy Wang, Robb Report, 12 Jan. 2022 Trends from last year indicate orders for lamb, matzo ball soup, gefilte fish and brisket will increase significantly, Instacart said. Noor Adatia, Dallas News, 7 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of matzo ball was in 1902

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“Matzo ball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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