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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Yiddish
Origin: matse, from Hebrew massah

matzo

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish, Judaism
mat‧zo , matzoh plural matzos [uncountable and countable]
1 a large thin piece of flat bread, eaten by Jewish people during Passover
2DFFRRJ a type of flour used to make bread, cakes etc especially by Jewish people during passover:
herrings dipped in matzo and fried

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