from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small dumpling made of crushed matzo.

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  • noun A ball of unleavened dough, often served in soup.

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  • noun a Jewish dumpling made of matzo meal; usually served in soup


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