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Date: 800-900
Language: Latin
Origin: Greek cheroub, from Hebrew kerubh

cherub

noun
     
Related topics: Christianity
cher‧ub [countable]
1AV an angel shown in works of art as a fat pretty child with small wings
2 informal a young pretty child who behaves very well
3RRC plural cherubim one of the angels who guard the seat where God sits
cherubic adjective:
a smile of cherubic innocence

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