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Pasch

[pask] /pæsk/
noun
1.
the Jewish festival of Passover.
2.
Origin
1150
before 1150; Middle English, Old English < Late Latin Pascha < Greek Páscha < Aramaic: Passover; compare Hebrew Pesaḥ Pesach
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British Dictionary definitions for Pasch

Pasch

/pɑːsk; pæsk/
noun
1.
an archaic name for Passover (sense 1), Easter
Word Origin
C12: from Old French pasche, via Church Latin and Greek from Hebrew pesakhPesach
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Word Origin and History for Pasch

"Easter," early 12c.; see paschal.

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