Pasch flower
Pasch Pasch, Pascha Pas"cha, n. [AS. pascha, L. pascha, Gr. ?, fr. Heb. pesach, fr. p[=a]sach to pass over: cf. OF. pasque, F. p[^a]que. Cf. {Paschal}, {Paas}, {Paque}.] The passover; the feast of Easter. [1913 Webster]

{Pasch egg}. See {Easter egg}, under {Easter}.

{Pasch flower}. See {Pasque flower}, under {Pasque}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pasch — Pasch, Pascha Pas cha, n. [AS. pascha, L. pascha, Gr. ?, fr. Heb. pesach, fr. p[=a]sach to pass over: cf. OF. pasque, F. p[^a]que. Cf. {Paschal}, {Paas}, {Paque}.] The passover; the feast of Easter. [1913 Webster] {Pasch egg}. See {Easter egg},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pasch egg — Pasch Pasch, Pascha Pas cha, n. [AS. pascha, L. pascha, Gr. ?, fr. Heb. pesach, fr. p[=a]sach to pass over: cf. OF. pasque, F. p[^a]que. Cf. {Paschal}, {Paas}, {Paque}.] The passover; the feast of Easter. [1913 Webster] {Pasch egg}. See {Easter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paschal flower — Paschal Pas chal (p[a^]s kal), a. [L. paschalis: cf. F. pascal. See {Pasch}.] Of or pertaining to the passover, or to Easter; as, a paschal lamb; paschal eggs. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] {Paschal candle} (R. C. Ch.), a large wax candle, blessed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pasque flower — Pasque Pasque, n. [OF. pasque.] See {Pasch}. [1913 Webster] {Pasque flower} (Bot.), a name of several plants of the genus {Anemone}, section {Pulsatilla}. They are perennial herbs with rather large purplish blossoms, which appear in early spring …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paschal flower — same as ↑pasqueflower • • • Main Entry: ↑Pasch …   Useful english dictionary

  • pasque-flower — n. a ranunculaceous plant, Pulsatilla vulgaris, with bell shaped purple flowers and fernlike foliage. Also called ANEMONE. Etymology: earlier passe flower f. F passe fleur: assim. to pasque = obs. pasch (as PASCHAL), Easter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pascha — Pasch Pasch, Pascha Pas cha, n. [AS. pascha, L. pascha, Gr. ?, fr. Heb. pesach, fr. p[=a]sach to pass over: cf. OF. pasque, F. p[^a]que. Cf. {Paschal}, {Paas}, {Paque}.] The passover; the feast of Easter. [1913 Webster] {Pasch egg}. See {Easter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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