hamantasch

[ hah-muhn-tahsh, huhm-uhn-, hoom- ]
/ ˈhɑ mənˌtɑʃ, ˈhʌm ən-, ˈhʊm- /

noun, plural ha·man·tasch·en [hah-muhn-tah-shuhn, huhm-uhn-, hoom-]. /ˈhɑ mənˌtɑ ʃən, ˈhʌm ən-, ˈhʊm-/. Jewish Cooking.

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.

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Origin of hamantasch

<Yiddish homentash, equivalent to homenHaman + tash pouch, pocket (compare Middle High German tasche,Old High German tasca; akin to task)
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