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[hah-muh n-tahsh, huhm-uh n-, hoo m-] /ˈhɑ mənˌtɑʃ, ˈhʌm ən-, ˈhʊm-/
noun, plural hamantaschen
[hah-muh n-tah-shuh n, huhm-uh n-, hoo m-] /ˈhɑ mənˌtɑ ʃən, ˈhʌm ən-, ˈhʊm-/ (Show IPA).
Jewish Cookery.
a small triangular cake often made with yeast and filled with a mixture of poppy seeds and honey or with prune paste, prepared especially for the festival of Purim.
Origin of hamantasch
< Yiddish homentash, equivalent to homen Haman + tash pouch, pocket (compare Middle High German tasche, Old High German tasca; akin to task) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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