Paschal Lamb

noun

Definition of Paschal Lamb

1 : a lamb slain and eaten during the Passover celebration in ancient Judaism
2 : agnus dei 2

First Known Use of paschal lamb

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Paschal Lamb? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!