matzah also matza; see MATZOH (Cf. matzoh).

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  • MATZAH — (maẓẓah; matzo; Heb. מַצָּה), unleavened bread made from one of five species of grain – wheat, barley, spelt, rye, and oats – mentioned in the Torah, and the only bread which is permitted for use during passover . Matzah (pl. matzot) is the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Matzah brei — (Yiddish: מצה ברײַ; Hebrew: מצה ברייט‎, matzah breit, or מצה מטוגנת, matzah metugenet, literally, fried matzah ), sometimes spelled matzah brie or matzo brei, is a dish of Ashkenazi Jewish origin made from …   Wikipedia

  • Matzah ball — For the party, see Matzo Ball. Matzah balls in a bowl of soup Matzah balls (Yiddish: קניידלעך kneydlekh pl., singular קניידל …   Wikipedia

  • matzah balls — soft balls made from matzah meal and eggs (usually eaten in soup) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matzah meal — flour made from ground matzah …   English contemporary dictionary

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

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

  • matzah — mat·zah …   English syllables

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

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

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