Malachi

noun

Mal·​a·​chi ˈma-lə-ˌkī How to pronounce Malachi (audio)
1
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see Bible Table
2
used as the conventional name for the unidentified fifth century b.c. writer of the book of Malachi

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Mal'ākhī

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Malachi was in the 14th century

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“Malachi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malachi. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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Malachi

noun
Mal·​a·​chi ˈmal-ə-ˌkī How to pronounce Malachi (audio)
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible

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