Definition of matzo ball in English:

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matzo ball

noun

A small dumpling made of seasoned matzo meal bound together with egg and chicken fat, typically served in chicken soup.
Example sentences
  • Schmaltz redeems the matzo ball from being just another dumpling.
  • Matzo ball soup fueled Hollywood's Golden Age - at the Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer commissary, they served matzo ball soup every single day.
  • Besides the famous matzo ball, it can be used for crêpes, coffee cakes, blintzes, pudding cakes and torts.

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Syllabification: mat·zo ball

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