Pasque
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, or about Easter, whence the common name. Called also {campana}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pasque — «pask», noun. = Pasch. (Cf. ↑Pasch) * * * pasque var. pasch, Easter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pasqué — (spr. keh), Ernst, Schriftsteller, geb. 3. Sept. 1821 zu Köln, zuerst Opernsänger, seit 1875 Oberbeamter am Darmstädter Hoftheater, gest. 20. März 1892 im Dorfe Alsbach (Bergstraße), schrieb theater und musikgeschichtliche Arbeiten, Operntexte,… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Pasque — This unusual and interesting name is of Old French origin, introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066. The name derives from the Old French pasche, pasque(s) , Easter, from the Latin pascua , earlier pascha , in Middle… …   Surnames reference

  • pasque — Easter Eas ter ([=e]s t[ e]r), n. [AS. e[ a]ster, e[ a]stran, paschal feast, Easter; akin to G. ostern; fr. AS. E[ a]stre, a goddess of light or spring, in honor of whom a festival was celebrated in April; whence this month was called in AS. E[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 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

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