easter-candle

Easter candle

noun Roman Catholic Church.
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paschal candle

noun
a tall candle, symbolizing Christ, that is sometimes blessed and placed on the gospel side of an altar on Holy Saturday and kept burning until Ascension Day.
Also called Easter candle.
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