Meaning of afikomen

a•fi•ko•men

Pronunciation: (ä"fē-kō'mun), [key]
— n. Judaism.
  1. a piece of matzo broken off from the center one of the three matzoth set before the leader of a Seder: it is hidden by the leader and later searched for by the children, with the finder, usually the youngest, receiving a reward.
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