Paschal Lamb

noun

Definition of Paschal Lamb

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

First Known Use of Paschal Lamb

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Paschal Lamb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paschal%20Lamb. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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