noun \ˈez-drəs\

Definition of ESDRAS

:  either of two books of the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament:
a :  ezra 2
b :  nehemiah 2
:  either of two uncanonical books of Scripture included in the Protestant Apocrypha — see bible table

Origin of ESDRAS

Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew ʽEzrā
First Known Use: 14th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: ESE
Previous Word in the Dictionary: esdragol
All Words Near: Esdras

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up Esdras? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More