paskha

[ pahs-khuh ]
/ ˈpɑs xə /

noun Russian Cooking.

an Easter dessert of pot cheese mixed with sugar, butter, cream, raisins, nuts, etc., and pressed into a pyramidal mold: usually served with kulich.

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Origin of paskha

<Russian páskha, special use of Páskha Easter <Greek páscha;see Pasch
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