Matzo definition

mätsə, -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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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of matzo - matzoh, matza, matzah

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
matzo
Plural:
matzos, matzot, matzoth

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