Pronunciation: (ser'uf), [key]
—pl. -aphs, -a•phimPronunciation: (-u-fim). [key]
1. one of the celestial beings hovering above God's throne in Isaiah's vision. Isa. 6.
2. a member of the highest order of angels, often represented as a child's head with wings above, below, and on each side.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.