Pas"chal (?), a. [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.

 

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