Esdras

noun
Es·dras | \ˈez-drəs \

Definition of Esdras 

1 : either of two books of the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament:

a : ezra sense 2

b : nehemiah sense 2

2 : either of two uncanonical books of Scripture included in the Protestant Apocrypha — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Esdras

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Esdras

Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew ʽEzrā

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