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- n. Plural form of seraph.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Hebrew plural of seraph. Cf. cherubim.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of seraph.
- n. In entomology, the geometrid moth Lobophora halterata, or L. hexaptera: an English collectors' name. The small seraphim is L. sexalisata.
- n. A fossil crustacean of the genus Pterygotus, as P. anglicus: said to be so called by Scotch quarrymen, from some fancied resemblance of the creatures to their notion of seraphs.
The word seraphim means ‘fiery one,’ which if you study your Libro Rosso, you will recognize as the original name of the Queen of Sheba.
Seraphina is derived from the Biblical word seraphim, is Hebrew in origin and means fiery ones.
Above the cornices are three other pedestals, supporting the three Saints, Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael; and above St. Michael, in the midst of cherubim and seraphim, is a representation of the Eternal Father.
According to a website specialising in the origin of names, Seraphina is derived from the Biblical word seraphim, which is Hebrew in origin and means fiery ones.
In old times, the _bne Elohim_ and the seraphim are His court, and the angels are alike the court and the army of God; the cherubim are his throne-bearers.
Bengalesey, some of 'em 'ookin' it to Suakim, some of 'em retirin 'on the seraphim, which is another name for Berkshires.
They are also called cherubim and seraphim, that is, cherubs and seraphs.
In Catholic Theory the seraphim is the only angel higher in the angel hierarchy.
No explanation was offered for the name, but it is derived from the Hebrew word seraphim, which means "fiery ones".
Seraphina comes from the Hebrew word seraphim, the name of an order of winged angels - the highest angels in heaven - and is also a saint's name.