Pronunciation: ( Seph.khä-mets'; Ashk. khô'mits), [key]
n. Hebrew.
1. a food forbidden for use by Jews during the festival of Passover, esp. a baked food, as bread or cake, made with leaven or a leavening agent.
2. a dish, kitchen utensil, or the like used in preparing or serving such food and similarly forbidden for use during Passover. Also,chametz.

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