mimouna, mimuna, mimounah, mimunah
- a celebration, traditionally among Moroccan Jews, right after Passover ends, marking the springtime and the return to eating chametz (leavened foods which are forbidden on Passover)
- My grandmother is making muflettas (yeast cakes) for Mimouna. I can't wait, because I'm sick of eating Matzah.
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Arabic
See debate on origins: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimouna
Who Uses This
Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
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