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/.
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
Contemporary Examples of matzah
I came across one of his best-sellers, "The Matzah of Zion," in Damascus this summer.Syria's Rebels Really Hate the Jews
September 21, 2012
Historical Examples of matzah
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
matzoh matza or matzah (ˈmætsə)
noun plural matzos, matzohs, matzas, matzahs or matzoth (Hebrew maˈtsɔt)
Word Origin for matzo
also matza; see matzoh.
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.