Zeph


Zeph
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English (esp. U.S): short form of the much rarer full name Zephaniah, meaning ‘hidden by God’ in Hebrew. This was the name of one of the minor biblical prophets, author of the book of the Bible that bears his name.

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  • Zeph — Zeph·i·ran; zeph·yr·an·thes; zeph·yr·e·an; zeph·yr; zeph·yr·ous; …   English syllables

  • Zeph|a|ni|ah — «ZEHF uh NY uh», noun. 1. a Hebrew prophet of the 600 s B.C. 2. a prophetic book of the Old Testament attributed to him, placed among the Minor Prophets. Abbr: Zeph …   Useful english dictionary

  • zeph|yr — «ZEHF uhr», noun. the west wind personified; Zephyrus. ╂[< Latin zephyrus < Greek zéphyros] zeph|yr «ZEHF uhr», noun. 1. any soft, gentle wind; mild breeze: »The flowers, the zephyrs, and the warblers of spring, returning after a tedious… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zeph|yr — «ZEHF uhr», noun. the west wind personified; Zephyrus. ╂[< Latin zephyrus < Greek zéphyros] zeph|yr «ZEHF uhr», noun. 1. any soft, gentle wind; mild breeze: »The flowers, the zephyrs, and the warblers of spring, returning after a tedious… …   Useful english dictionary

  • zèph — zèf ou zèph [zɛf] n. m. ÉTYM. 1878, in Esnault; de zéphyr. ❖ ♦ Argot. Vent. On écrit aussi zef, zeph. 0 (…) je rêve, le soir, lorsque les sommets des platanes, courbés par le zeph, semblent à portée de barreau (…) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Zeph. — abbr. Zephaniah (Old Testament). * * * Zephaniah. * * * Zeph. (Bible) abbrev (Book of) Zephaniah * * * Zeph., Zephaniah (book of the Old Testament). * * * abbr. Bible Zephaniah …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zeph — abbreviation Zephaniah …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Zeph. — Zephaniah. * * * …   Universalium

  • Zeph. — abbr. geogr. Zephaniah …   Dictionary of English abbreviation

  • Zeph. — abbreviation Zephaniah (in biblical references) …   English new terms dictionary