Esdras

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noun Es·dras \ ˈez-drəs \

Definition of Esdras

1 :either of two books of the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament:
a :ezra 2
b :nehemiah 2
2 :either of two uncanonical books of Scripture included in the Protestant Apocrypha — see Bible Table

Origin and Etymology of esdras

Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew ʽEzrā


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