- a Hebrew prophet of the 5th cent.
- the book containing prophecies attributed to him: abbrev. Mal or Mi
Origin: Heb mal'ākhī, lit., my messenger
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Origin: Hebrew Mal’ākî, my messenger : mal’āk, messenger; see lאk in Semitic roots + -î, my.
noun Abbr. Mal. or Ml
Origin: After Malachi.