Probably from Byzantine Greek πάσχα (páskha). Less likely from Latin pascha or through a Slavic intermediate pascha. Compare also Paște.
pască f (plural păști)
- unleavened bread for Passover; azyme; matzo
- a type of (leavened) bread or cake filled with cheese and other things, eaten by Orthodox Christians for Easter
- (archaic) Paschal Lamb in Jewish tradition