cherubims

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See also: cherubim and cherub

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew cherubim כרוב, cherub + ‏-ים‎; the Hebrew is plural, but the translators chose to add -s when borrowing the word into the English form, probably because the readers of the Authorized Version would not be familiar with Hebrew or Latin plurals.

Noun[edit]

cherubims

  1. (irregular) plural form of cherub