Definition of Pascuan in English:

Pascuan

noun

  • 1A native or inhabitant of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) in the south-east Pacific.

  • 2The script used by the inhabitants of Easter Island.

adjective

  • Of or relating to Easter Island (Rapa Nui); designating its inhabitants or script.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Population Index. Partly from Spanish pascua Easter in the name of Isla de Pascua Easter Island + -an, after Spanish pascuense Pascuense, and partly from French Pascuan, itself from Spanish pascua + French -an.

Pronunciation

Pascuan

/ˈpaskjʊən/