paschal candle

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. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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