noun, plural mat·zahs [maht-suh z] /ˈmɑt səz/, mat·zoth, mat·zot, mat·zos [Sephardic Hebrew mah-tsawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew mah-tsohs] /Sephardic Hebrew mɑˈtsɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɑ tsoʊs/.
Definition for matzah (2 of 2)
or mat·zah, mat·zoh
noun, plural mat·zos, mat·zoth, mat·zot [maht-suh z; Sephardic Hebrew mah-tsawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew mah-tsohs] /ˈmɑt səz; Sephardic Hebrew mɑˈtsɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɑ tsoʊs/.
Origin of matzo
Examples from the Web for matzah
I came across one of his best-sellers, "The Matzah of Zion," in Damascus this summer.
The soup with matzah balls, the fish, in fact the entire menu made them think of home.A Jewish Chaplain in France|Lee J. Levinger
British Dictionary definitions for matzah
matzoh matza or matzah (ˈmætsə)
noun plural matzos, matzohs, matzas, matzahs or matzoth (Hebrew maˈtsɔt)
Word Origin for matzo
Word Origin and History for matzah
also matza; see matzoh.
Culture definitions for matzah
A flat piece of unleavened bread, resembling a large cracker, used by Jews (see also Jews) in place of yeast bread during Passover (see also Passover). According to the biblical account of Passover, God directed the ancestors of the Jews to eat unleavened bread, rather than delay their departure from Egypt (see also Egypt) by waiting for bread to rise.