ser·​aph | \ ˈser-əf How to pronounce seraph (audio) \
plural seraphim\ ˈser-​ə-​ˌfim How to pronounce seraphim (audio) , -​ˌfēm \ or seraphs

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Recent Examples on the Web Beyond this seraph, past the Sanctuary and the Zen Den and down a long and dark corridor, is the Library. Andrew Nusca, Fortune, "Inside the Zany, Enormous, Amazing World of Activision Blizzard," 15 Feb. 2018 From devout Christian Jimmy Novak to a seraph, Castiel (Misha Collins) has been put through his paces alongside the Winchesters. Darcel Rockett,, "'Supernatural' spinoffs we'd love to see," 11 July 2017

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First Known Use of seraph

1667, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for seraph

assumed singular of Hebrew śĕrāphīm

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“Seraph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of seraph

: a type of angel that is described in the Bible : an angel of the highest rank

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