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cher·ub

 (chĕr′əb)
n.
1. pl. cher·u·bim (chĕr′ə-bĭm′, -yə-bĭm′)
a. A winged celestial being.
b. cherubim Christianity The second of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
2. pl. cher·ubs
a. A putto.
b. A person, especially a child, with an innocent or chubby face.

[Middle English, from Late Latin, from Hebrew kərûb; see krb in Semitic roots.]

che·ru′bic (chə-ro͞o′bĭk) adj.
che·ru′bi·cal·ly adv.

cherub

(ˈtʃɛrəb)
n, pl cherubs or cherubim (ˈtʃɛrəbɪm; -ʊbɪm)
1. (Theology) theol a member of the second order of angels, whose distinctive gift is knowledge, often represented as a winged child or winged head of a child
2. an innocent or sweet child
[Old English, from Hebrew kěrūbh]
cherubic, cheˈrubical adj
cheˈrubically adv

cher•ub

(ˈtʃɛr əb)

n., pl. cher•ubs for 4; cher•u•bim (ˈtʃɛr ə bɪm, -yʊ bɪm) for 1, 2.
1. a celestial being. Gen. 3:24; Ezek. 1, 10.
2. a member of the second order of angels, often represented as a winged child.
3. a person, esp. a child, with a sweet, chubby face.
[before 900; Old English c(h)erubin, cerubim (all singular) < Latin cherūbim < Greek < Hebrew kərūbhīm (pl.)]
che•ru•bic (tʃəˈru bɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cherub - a sweet innocent babycherub - a sweet innocent baby    
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
2.cherub - an angel of the second order whose gift is knowledge; usually portrayed as a winged child
angel - spiritual being attendant upon God
Translations
ملاك مَلاك ذو أجْنِحَه
andělíčekcherubín
englebarnkerub
kisangyal
kerúb
cherubinascherubino
ķerubs
cherubín
kerub
kanatlı çocuk yüzlü melek

cherub

[ˈtʃerəb] N (cherubs (pl))
1.querubín m, angelito m
2. (Rel) (cherubim (pl)) [ˈtʃerəbɪm]querubín m

cherub

[ˈtʃɛrəb] n (= angel) → chérubin m

cherub

n
pl <-im> (Eccl) → Cherub m
pl <-s> (Art) → Putte f, → Putto m (form); (= baby)Engelchen nt

cherub

[ˈtʃɛrəb] n
a. (cherubs (pl)) (child) → angioletto
b. (cherubim (pl)) [ˈtʃɛrəbɪm] (Rel) → cherubino

cherub

(ˈtʃerəb) noun
an angel with wings and the plump face and body of a child.
cheˈrubic (-ˈruː-) adjective
References in periodicals archive ?
The winged genies, bulls, lions, human-headed bulls or bird-headed humans, namely kuribu and kerub, were gradually freed from their associations to Biblical cherubims.
We're very pleased that this special aircraft will be flown by a customer in our region," observed Eric Kerub, vice-president, TAG Aeronautics.