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Paschal

paschal

Of or pertaining to the passover, or to Easter; as, a paschal lamb; paschal eggs. Paschal candle, 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.

Origin: L. Paschalis: cf. F. Pascal. See Pasch.


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