Meaning of karpas*

kar•pas

Pronunciation: (Seph.kär-päs' Ashk. kär'päs), [key]
— n. Hebrew.
  1. a piece of parsley, celery, or similar green vegetable that is dipped in salt water and eaten at the Seder meal on Passover.
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