Malachi

noun
Mal·a·chi | \ˈma-lə-ˌkī \

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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