Pronunciation: (es'tur), [key]
1. the wife of Ahasuerus.
2. a book of the Bible bearing her name. Abbr.: Esth.
3. a number of prayers, visions, interpretations of dreams, etc., that are included in the Douay Bible as chapters 10–16.
4. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.