Matzo meaning

mät'sə, -sō', -sô', mät-sä'
A flat, usually brittle piece of unleavened bread, eaten especially during Passover.
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A kind of thin, crisp unleavened bread eaten by Jews during the Passover.
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A piece of this.
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(uncountable) Thin, unleavened bread.

Matzo is eaten by Jews on Passover.

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(countable) A piece of the above bread.
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Origin of matzo

  • Yiddish matse from Hebrew maṭṭâ mṣ́ṣ́ in Semitic roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Hebrew מַצָּה (matsá).
    From Wiktionary