noun An·ti·pas·cha \ˈantē¦paskə, -tə̇-\
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Definition of Antipascha



Eastern Church

  1. :  the first Sunday after Easter :  low sunday

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Origin and Etymology of antipascha

Middle Greek antipascha, from Late Greek, week immediately following Easter week, from Greek anti- 1anti- + Late Greek pascha Easter — more at pasch

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to cast off or become cast off

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