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paschal

[pas-kuh l] /ˈpæs kəl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Easter.
2.
of or pertaining to Passover.
noun
3.
a paschal candle or candlestick.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English paschall < Late Latin paschālis. See Pasch, -al1

Paschal I

[pas-kuh l] /ˈpæs kəl/
noun
1.
died a.d. 824, pope 817–824.

Paschal II

noun
1.
(Ranieri) died 1118, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1099–1118.
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British Dictionary definitions for paschal

paschal

/ˈpæskəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Passover
2.
of or relating to Easter
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Word Origin and History for paschal
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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