Pasque

Pasque

Pasque\, n. [OF. pasque.] See Pasch.

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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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