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- n. Alternative form of azyme (unleavened bread)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Unleavened bread.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Unleavened bread, or a loaf of unleavened bread; especially, the bread eaten among the Jews at the time of the Passover, or that used in part of the Christian church for consecration in the eucharist: generally in the plural.
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This from airoel (airo), to raise, signifies a something elevated, lifted up, being raised and warmed by the ferment and salt; the azym, on the other hand, is lifeless as a stone or baked clay, fit only to symbolize affliction and suffering.