Definition of matzo in English:


Syllabification: mat·zo
(also matzoh or matzah /ˈmätsə/)

noun (plural matzos or matzoth /-ˌsōt, -ˌsōs/)

  • A thin, crisp unleavened bread, traditionally eaten by Jews during Passover.
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    • Do you know the real reason why Jews have three matzoth at the Seder table?
    • For the few days of Passover, chametz and matzah are antithetical.
    • For example, one need not spend more than this amount for a tallit or tefillin, a sukkah or etrog for Sukkot, or matzah for Passover.


Yiddish, from Hebrew maṣṣāh.

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