Definition of paschal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpɑːskl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæskl//
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  1. 1relating to Easter
  2. 2relating to the Jewish Passover
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French, from ecclesiastical Latin paschalis, from pascha ‘feast of Passover’, via Greek and Aramaic from Hebrew Pesaḥ ‘Passover’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: paschal