chometz, hametz, chumetz, chumets, khomets
- Leavened food.
- "The eating of chametz is forbidden during Pesach."
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Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
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