Melchizedek

noun
Mel·chiz·e·dek | \ mel-ˈki-zə-ˌdek \

Definition of Melchizedek 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a priest-king of Jerusalem who prepared a ritual meal for Abraham and received tithes from him

Melchizedek

adjective

Definition of Melchizedek (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to the higher order of the Mormon priesthood

First Known Use of Melchizedek

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Melchizedek

Noun

Greek Melchisedek, from Hebrew Malkīṣedheq

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