Esther

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noun Es·ther \ˈe-stər\

Definition of Esther

  1. 1 :  the Jewish heroine of the Old Testament book of Esther

  2. 2 :  a narrative book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table

Origin and Etymology of esther

Latin, from Hebrew Estēr


First Known Use: 14th century


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