matzoon

noun
mat·​zoon
variants: or less commonly madzoon \ (ˈ)mät¦sün , -​äd¦zün \
plural -s

Definition of matzoon

: a fermented milk food resembling yogurt

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History and Etymology for matzoon

Armenian madzun; akin to Latin madēre to be wet

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“Matzoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matzoon. Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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