afikomen

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Etymology[edit]

Hebrew אֲפִיקוֹמָן (afikomen).

Noun[edit]

afikomen (plural afikomens)

  1. (Judaism) The matzoh eaten at a Passover seder, after dinner.
    • 2008 April 22, Clyde Haberman, “The Unsavory Is No Rarity at City Hall”, New York Times:
      The Passover Seders that Jews celebrated on the weekend would have been incomplete without the afikomen.

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