querubim

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From Old Portuguese querubin (cherub), from Latin cherubim, from Hebrew כרֻבִים (keruvím), plural indefinite form of כְּרוּב (keruvím), from a Proto-Semitic source.

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querubim m (plural querubins)

  1. (religion) cherub (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God)

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