- a piece of parsley, celery, or similar green vegetable that is dipped in salt water and eaten at the Seder meal on Passover.
Examples from the Web for karpas
Historical Examples of karpas
In the Karpas and in and around Nicosia a bi-voltine race is reared.
The third quality is "dry" and comes principally from the Karpas.
A useful stamp of pony mare is also to be found in the Karpas.
Hams and sausages are much eaten, the latter especially in the Karpas.
This crop is sown in the plains in January, but in the Karpas and some other parts it is sown in the autumn.