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 and placed on the altar on Holy Saturday, or the day before Easter.

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


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