noun Es·dras \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


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