paskha

[ pahs-khuh ]
/ ˈpɑs xə /

noun Russian Cookery.

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

Nearby words

  1. pasig,
  2. pasionaria,
  3. pasiphae,
  4. pasiphaë,
  5. pasithea,
  6. pasmore,
  7. paso doble,
  8. pasok,
  9. pasolini,
  10. pasolini, pier paolo

Origin of paskha

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

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