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See also: Cherub
- A winged creature represented over 90 times in the Bible as attending on God, later seen as the second highest order of angels, ranked above thrones and below seraphim. First mention is in Genesis 3:24
- A statue or other depiction of such a being, typically in the form of a winged child.
- (figuratively) A person, especially a child, seen as being particularly innocent or angelic.
winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God
statue or other depiction of such a being
person seen as being particularly innocent or angelic
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Nominative plural cherubin