Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

teraph

play
noun ter·aph \ˈter-əf\

Definition of teraph

plural

teraphim

play \ˈter-ə-ˌfim\
  1. :  an image of a Semitic household god



Origin and Etymology of teraph

Hebrew tĕrāphīm (plural in form but singular in meaning)


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with teraph


Seen and Heard

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