brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
Syn: ↑matzo, ↑matzah, ↑unleavened bread
Hypernyms: ↑bread, ↑breadstuff, ↑staff of life

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see matzo

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/maht"seuh/; Seph. Heb. /mah tsah"/; Ashk. Heb. /mah"tsaw/, n., pl. matzohs, matzoth, matzot /maht"seuhz/; Seph. Heb. /mah tsawt"/; Ashk. Heb. /mah"tsohs/.

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matzoh variant UK US
Main entry: matzo

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  • matzoh — also matzo, flat piece of unleavened bread eaten by Jews during the Passover, 1846, from Heb. matztzah (pl. matztzoth) unleavened bread, lit. juiceless, from stem of matzatz he sucked out, drained out …   Etymology dictionary

  • matzoh — matzo matz o, matzoh matz oh, n.; pl. E. {matzos} or {matzohs}; Hebr. {matzoth} [Heb. matsts[=o]th, pl. of matsts[=a]h unleavened.] A cake of unleavened bread eaten by the Jews at the feast of the Passover. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • matzoh — matzo UK [ˈmɒtsə] / UK [ˈmætsəʊ] or matzoh UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms matzo : singular matzo plural matzos a type of flat bread traditionally eaten by Jewish people during the Passover holiday …   English dictionary

  • Matzoh Ball — (MAWT.suh bawl) n. A Jewish party or dance held on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Also: Matzo Ball. Example Citations: My brother Adam told me that it was traditional to hold Christmas Eve parties among Jewish singles living in Manhattan in the… …   New words

  • matzoh — noun see matzo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • matzoh — /maht seuh/; Seph. Heb. /mah tsah /; Ashk. Heb. /mah tsaw/, n., pl. matzohs, matzoth, matzot /maht seuhz/; Seph. Heb. /mah tsawt /; Ashk. Heb. /mah tsohs/. matzo. * * * …   Universalium

  • matzoh — noun A brittle, flat piece of unleavened bread, which is usually eaten at the Passover …   Wiktionary

  • matzoh — mɑːtsÉ™ / mÉ’tsÉ™ n. unleavened bread eaten by Jews during the holiday of Passover …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matzoh — mat·zoh …   English syllables

  • matzoh ball — noun a Jewish dumpling made of matzo meal; usually served in soup • Syn: ↑matzo ball, ↑matzah ball • Hypernyms: ↑dumpling, ↑dumplings …   Useful english dictionary

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