Meaning of paschal lamb
- a lamb slaughtered and eaten on the eve of the first day of Passover. Ex. 12:3–11.
- (caps.) Christ.
- (caps.) any of several symbolic representations of Christ, as the Agnus Dei.
- (caps.) Also calleda representation of a lamb passant having around its head a nimbus and supporting on the dexter shoulder a crosslike staff bearing a flag argent charged with a cross gules.
- paschal lamb (Thesaurus)