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

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Recent Examples on the Web Foul-mouthed seraph Ashnikko first strikes viewers with her long blue pigtails and ethereal humanoid beauty. Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2021 Beyond this seraph, past the Sanctuary and the Zen Den and down a long and dark corridor, is the Library. Andrew Nusca, Fortune, 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,, 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 24 Jul. 2021.

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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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