Definition of ESTHER

noun : ESTHER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim) ;

  • 2. (

    ) an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre ;

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