Pasch

noun
\ ˈpask How to pronounce Pasch (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Pascha \ ˈpä-​skə How to pronounce Pasch (audio) \

Definition of Pasch

1 : easter
2 : passover

First Known Use of Pasch

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Pasch

Middle English pasche Passover, Easter, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin pascha, from Late Greek, from Greek, Passover, from Hebrew pesaḥ

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“Pasch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pasch. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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