seraph

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

Definition of seraph

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

noun

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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