matzo matz"o, matzoh matz"oh, n.; pl. E. {matzos} or {matzohs}; Hebr. {matzoth} [Heb. matsts[=o]th, pl. of matsts[=a]h unleavened.] A cake of unleavened bread eaten by the Jews at the feast of the Passover. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • matzoh — also matzo, flat piece of unleavened bread eaten by Jews during the Passover, 1846, from Heb. matztzah (pl. matztzoth) unleavened bread, lit. juiceless, from stem of matzatz he sucked out, drained out …   Etymology dictionary

  • matzoh — matzo UK [ˈmɒtsə] / UK [ˈmætsəʊ] or matzoh UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms matzo : singular matzo plural matzos a type of flat bread traditionally eaten by Jewish people during the Passover holiday …   English dictionary

  • matzoh — noun brittle flat bread eaten at Passover • Syn: ↑matzo, ↑matzah, ↑unleavened bread • Hypernyms: ↑bread, ↑breadstuff, ↑staff of life * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • matzoh — noun see matzo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • matzoh — /maht seuh/; Seph. Heb. /mah tsah /; Ashk. Heb. /mah tsaw/, n., pl. matzohs, matzoth, matzot /maht seuhz/; Seph. Heb. /mah tsawt /; Ashk. Heb. /mah tsohs/. matzo. * * * …   Universalium

  • matzoh — noun A brittle, flat piece of unleavened bread, which is usually eaten at the Passover …   Wiktionary

  • matzoh — mɑːtsÉ™ / mÉ’tsÉ™ n. unleavened bread eaten by Jews during the holiday of Passover …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matzoh — mat·zoh …   English syllables

  • Matzoh Ball — (MAWT.suh bawl) n. A Jewish party or dance held on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Also: Matzo Ball. Example Citations: My brother Adam told me that it was traditional to hold Christmas Eve parties among Jewish singles living in Manhattan in the… …   New words

  • matzoh ball — noun a Jewish dumpling made of matzo meal; usually served in soup • Syn: ↑matzo ball, ↑matzah ball • Hypernyms: ↑dumpling, ↑dumplings …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”