noun, plural mat·zohs, mat·zoth, mat·zot [maht-suh z; Sephardic Hebrew mah-tsawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew mah-tsohs] /ˈmɑt səz; Sephardic Hebrew mɑˈtsɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɑ tsoʊs/.
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Definition for matzoh (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
Example sentences from the Web for matzoh
I make a matzoh ball,” she used to say, “that will sweep you off your feet!Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Naan dunked in matzoh ball soup, served by a Yiddish-speaking waiter from Madras.
Samuel P. Jacobs on some new efforts to preserve pastrami and matzoh ball soup for future noshers.
Spiel, kosher, ganof and matzoh are examples; their vowels remain un-American.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
British Dictionary definitions for matzoh
matzoh matza or matzah (ˈmætsə)
noun plural matzos, matzohs, matzas, matzahs or matzoth (Hebrew maˈtsɔt)
Word Origin for matzo
Cultural definitions for 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.