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: a molded Russian dessert that is made of cheese (such as cottage cheese), cream, and usually raisins, candied fruit, and almonds and that is traditionally served at Easter

Word History


Russian, from Paskha Easter, from Late Greek pascha

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“Paskha.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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