Definition of seraph noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈserəf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈserəf//
(pl. seraphim
BrE BrE//ˈserəfɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈserəfɪm//
, seraphs)
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an angel of the highest rank compare cherub Word OriginOld English, back-formation from seraphim (plural), via late Latin and Greek from Hebrew śěrāp̲īm. Compare with cherub.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: seraph