himml. (sechsflügeliges) Wesen. Die Seraphim bilden den höchsten der 9 Engelchöre.
ETYM Hebrew serâphim, pl.
An angel of the first order; usually portrayed as the winged head of a child.
In Christian and Judaic belief, an angel of the highest order. They are mentioned in the book of Isaiah in the Old Testament.
1. An order of angels — see celestial hierarchy
2. One of the 6-winged angels standing in the presence of God