Prophet
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Prophet
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English

Etymology

From Middle English prophete, from Old English propheta, from Latin proph?ta (later reinforced in English by Anglo-Norman prophete), from Ancient Greek (proph?t?s, "one who speaks for a god"), from (pró, "before") + ? (ph?mí, "I tell").

Pronunciation

Noun

prophet (plural prophets, feminine prophetess)

  1. Someone who speaks by divine inspiration.
    Muslims believe that Muhammad was the final prophet sent to mankind.
  2. Someone who predicts the future; a soothsayer.

Derived terms

Translations

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Middle English

Noun

prophet

  1. Alternative form of prophete

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