seraphim

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From Latin seraphim, from Hebrew שְׂרָפִים ‎(s'rafím), plural of שָׂרָף ‎(saráf) of which the meaning is uncertain; perhaps related to the root שרף "to burn".

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seraphim

  1. plural of seraph

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שְׂרָפִים ‎(s'rafím), plural of שָׂרָף ‎(saráf) of which the meaning is uncertain; perhaps related to the root שרף "to burn".

Noun[edit]

seraphīm m pl ‎(indeclinable)

  1. The seraphim, a choir of angels.
    • Nova Vulgata, Isaiah 6:2&6
      Seraphim stabant iuxta eum; sex alae uni et sex alae alteri: duabus velabat faciem suam et duabus velabat pedes suos et duabus volabat.
      Et volavit ad me unus de seraphim, et in manu eius calculus, quem forcipe tulerat de altari,