Pasch Pas·cha n. The passover; the feast of Easter.
Pasch egg. See Easter egg, under Easter.
Pasch flower. See Pasque flower, under Pasque.
Pas·chal a. Of or pertaining to the passover, or to Easter; as, a paschal lamb; paschal eggs.
Paschal candle R. C. Ch., a large wax candle, blessed and placed on the altar on Holy Saturday, or the day before Easter.
Paschal flower. See Pasque flower, under Pasque.
Pasque n. 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.
n : any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in
genus Anemone [syn: pasqueflower]