Malachi definition by Webster's New World
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- a Hebrew prophet of the 5th cent.
- the book containing prophecies attributed to him: abbrev. Mal or Mi
Origin: Classical Hebrew (language) mal'ākhī, literally , my messenger
Malachi definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century B.C.
Origin: Hebrew Mal’ākî, my messenger : mal’āk, messenger; see lאk in Semitic roots + -î, my.
noun Abbr. Mal. or Ml
See Table at Bible.
Origin: After Malachi.