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teraph

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noun, ter·aph \ˈter-əf\

Definition of teraph

plural teraphim play \ˈter-ə-ˌfim\

  1. :  an image of a Semitic household god



Origin of teraph

Hebrew tĕrāphīm (plural in form but singular in meaning)


First Known Use: 14th century

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