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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century B.C.
  • n. See Table at Bible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
  • proper n. A minor prophet.
  • proper n. A male given name mostly used in Ireland as an anglicization of two Gaelic names.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an Old Testament book containing the prophecies of Malachi
  • n. a Hebrew minor prophet of the 5th century BC

Etymologies

Hebrew Mal'ākî, my messenger : mal'āk, messenger; see lאk in Semitic roots + , my.
After Malachi.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hebrew "my messenger". (Wiktionary)

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