Seraph

seraph

One of an order of celestial beings, each having three pairs of wings. In ecclesiastical art and in poetry, a seraph is represented as one of a class of angels. As full, as perfect, in vile man that mourns, As the rapt seraph that adores and burns.

(Science: entomology) (Pope) Seraph moth, any one of numerous species of geometrid moths of the genus Lobophora, having the hind wings deeply bilobed, so that they seem to have six wings.

Origin: Heb. Seraphim, pl.


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