or mat·zah, mat·zoh
- unleavened bread in the form of large crackers, typically square and corrugated, eaten by Jews during Passover.
- one of these crackers.
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.Syria's Rebels Really Hate the Jews
September 21, 2012
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)
- a brittle very thin biscuit of unleavened bread, traditionally eaten during Passover
Word Origin and History for matzah
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.