paschal

paschal

[pas-kuhl]

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English paschall < Late Latin paschālis. See Pasch, -al1

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Paschal I

[pas-kuhl]
noun
died a.d. 824, pope 817–824.

Paschal II

noun
(Ranieri) died 1118, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1099–1118.
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paschal (ˈpæskəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Passover
2.  of or relating to Easter

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paschal
1427, "of or pertaining to Easter," from L.L. paschalis, from pascha "Passover, Easter," from Gk. pascha "Passover," from Aramaic pasha "pass over," corresponding to Heb. pesah, from pasah "to pass over" (see Passover). Pasche was an early M.E. term for "Easter" (see Easter).
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