Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Made without yeast or any other leavening agent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not leavened: as, unleavened bread; hence, not affected as if by leaven.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not leavened; containing no leaven.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective without any yeast or other raising agent

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective made without leavening

Etymologies

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un- +‎ leavened

Examples

  • The result is a hard compact substance known as unleavened bread.

    General Science

  • When it is said, then, that they were going to eat the Pasch on the fifteenth day of the month, it is to be understood that the Pasch there is not called the Paschal lamb, which was sacrificed on the fourteenth day, but the Paschal food -- that is, the unleavened bread -- which had to be eaten by the clean.

    Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) From the Complete American Edition

  • He positively refused to touch the sad bread, as my Yankee neighbours very appropriately termed the unleavened cakes in the pan; and it was no easy matter to send a man on horseback eight miles to fetch a loaf of bread.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • He positively refused to touch the sad bread, as my Yankee neighbours very appropriately termed the unleavened cakes in the pan; and it was no easy matter to send a man on horseback eight miles to fetch a loaf of bread.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • Matzah, also known as unleavened bread, is made from flour and water and eaten during Passover as a reminder of Jews 'flight from slavery in Egypt.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • Set in Virginia during the last decade of the 17th century, the story follows four women bound to farmer Jacob Vaark: his wife, Rebekka, a woman "unleavened" by the death of her children; the Native American Lina, who lost her village to smallpox and finds refuge on the farm; Sorrow, a wild girl with a broken mind; and Florens, a young slave whose faltering but poetic voice forms the novel's heartbeat.

    Morrison, Mellowed

  • the inimitable Shmuly T, a video meditation on an aspect of Passover that may not be as widely known as unleavened bread:

    Blingdom of God

  • the inimitable Shmuly T, a video meditation on an aspect of Passover that may not be as widely known as unleavened bread:

    Blingdom of God

  • We also eat a special kind of unleavened bread called matzah.

    Island Packet: Home

  • We also eat a special kind of unleavened bread called matzah.

    Island Packet: Home

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