matzo

matzo
n. (pl. -os or matzoth)
1 a wafer of unleavened bread for the Passover.
2 such bread collectively.
Etymology: Yiddish f. Heb. massah

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matzo [matzo matzos matzoth] [ˈmætsəʊ] [ˈmɑːtsoʊ] noun uncountable, countable (pl. matzos)
a type of bread in the form of a large flat biscuit, traditionally eaten by Jews during Passover; one of these biscuits
 
Word Origin:
Yiddish, from Hebrew maṣṣāh.

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