Malachi

noun
Mal·​a·​chi | \ ˈma-lə-ˌkī How to pronounce Malachi (audio) \

Definition of Malachi

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

First Known Use of Malachi

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Malachi

Hebrew Mal'ākhī

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“Malachi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malachi. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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