seraphim


ser·a·phim

noun plural \ˈser-ə-ˌfim, -ˌfēm\

Definition of SERAPHIM

1
:  an order of angels — see celestial hierarchy
2
singular, plural seraphim :  one of the 6-winged angels standing in the presence of God
se·raph·ic \sə-ˈra-fik\ adjective
se·raph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of SERAPHIM

Late Latin seraphim, plural, seraphs, from Hebrew śĕrāphīm
First Known Use: 12th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

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