xeraphim

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese xarafin, from Arabic اَشْرَاف(ašrāf), plural form of شَرِيف(šarīf, highborn).

Noun[edit]

xeraphim (plural xeraphims)

  1. (obsolete) An old monetary unit of Bombay, equal to three fifths of a rupee.

References[edit]

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913).