Definition of matzo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmatsə/
Pronunciation: /ˈmatsəʊ/
(also matzoh or matzah)

noun (plural matzos, matzohs, or matzoth /ˈmatsəʊt/)

A crisp biscuit of unleavened bread, traditionally eaten by Jews during Passover: a box of matzos [mass noun]: it crumbled like a piece of stale matzo
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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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