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mat·zo

also mat·zoh  (mät′sə, -sō′, -sô′, mät-sä′)
n. pl. mat·zos also mat·zohs (mät′səz, -sōs′) or mat·zot or mat·zoth (mät-sôt′)
A flat, usually brittle piece of unleavened bread, eaten especially during Passover.

[Yiddish matse, from Hebrew maṣṣâ; see mṣ́ṣ́ in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.matzoh - brittle flat bread eaten at Passovermatzoh - brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
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These irrational anti-Semitic tropes include the charge of deicide, the desecration of God's body (the host), the attempt to kill God's prophet (Muhammed), the ritual murder of Christian children to use their blood for baking Matzoh, the poisoning of wells and the Black Death, witchcraft, and conspiring to destroy Christendom and Islam.
New York Times food maven Mark Bittman suggests using it to make a cracker-like flatbread, or, as you may know it, matzoh.
The Seder Plate, used in the special Passover meals, consists of three matzoh (kitchen utensils) piled on top of each other on a plate or clean cloth which are again covered with another plate or cloth.
That could also explain why I put on weight around Passover, all that matzoh goes straight to my hips.
Marcie Cohen Ferris's monograph Matzoh Ball Gumbo (2005) explores both possibilities in demonstrating how Eastern European Jewish food has united with the traditions of the American South.
But her new comments were expected to raise eyebrows, as "blood libel" historically refers to the slander that Jews use the blood of Christian babies to make Passover matzoh, a myth used to justify pogroms and other repression.
Because Mitzvah doesn't understand some common Jewish holiday customs, he makes many hilarious faux pas with his new family, eating matzoh balls, learning about Shabbat customs, and pouncing on David and Rachel's spinning dreidels at Hanukkah.
The line, as introduced in the last month, featured Ronne's Ruglach, Matzoh Crunch, and Coconut Macaroon.
Sometimes I'll remind Jewish customers that they can't have bread during Passover, but they can have matzoh.
Traditional Passover greetings show icons such as wine cups, Seder plates and meals, and matzoh (unleavened bread) and an assortment of smile-bringing cartoons take a humorous and lighthearted approach to the eight-day event.
The holiday meal will begin with gefilte fish accompanied by horseradish, followed by chicken soup with matzoh balls.