Borrowing from Latin parascēvē, from Ancient Greek παρασκευή (paraskeuḗ, literally “preparation”).
Parasceve (plural Parasceves)
- (Christianity) The day of preparation before the (Jewish) Sabbath; Friday.
- Mark 15:42 (Douay version)
And when evening was now come, (because it was the Parasceve, that is, the day before the sabbath,)