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.
< Yiddish afikoymen
< Hebrew aphīgōmān
< Greek epikṓmion
revel, noun use of neuter of epikṓmios
of a revel, equivalent to epi- epi-
) revel + -ios