paschal

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Paschal \Pas"chal\ (p[a^]s"kal), adjective [L. paschalis: cf. F. pascal. See {Pasch}.] Of or pertaining to the passover, or to Easter; as, a paschal lamb; paschal eggs. --Longfellow.

{Paschal candle} (R. C. Ch.), a large wax candle, blessed and placed on the altar on Holy Saturday, or the day before Easter.

{Paschal flower}. See {Pasque flower}, under {Pasque}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

paschal

adjective

1: of or relating to Passover or Easter; "paschal lamb"


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