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- adj. unleavened, unfermented.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Unleavened; unfermented.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unleavened; unfermented: as, sea-biscuit is azymous.
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If the writers of the letter had been familiar with the Septuagint, they would have recalled the artous azymous of Ex., xxix, 2.
History does not establish conclusively what the practice of the Apostles and their successors was, but it may be asserted with some probability that they made use of whatever bread was at hand, whether azymous or fermented.