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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ser·a·phim /ˈsɛrəˌfɪm, ˌfim/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ser·aph n.; pl. E. Seraphs Heb. Seraphim   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.   --Pope.
 Seraph moth Zool., 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ser·a·phim n. The Hebrew plural of Seraph.  Cf. Cherubim.
 Note:The double plural form seraphims is sometimes used, as in the King James version of the Bible, --Isa. vi. 2 and 6.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an angel of the first order; usually portrayed as the winged
          head of a child
      [also: seraphim (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See seraph

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    mentioned in Isa. 6:2, 3, 6, 7. This word means fiery ones, in
    allusion, as is supposed, to their burning love. They are
    represented as "standing" above the King as he sat upon his
    throne, ready at once to minister unto him. Their form appears
    to have been human, with the addition of wings. (See ANGELS.) This word, in the original, is used elsewhere only
    of the "fiery serpents" (Num. 21:6, 8; Deut. 8:15; comp. Isa.
    14:29; 30:6) sent by God as his instruments to inflict on the
    people the righteous penalty of sin.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Seraphim, burning; fiery