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esther

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Noun esther has 2 senses
  1. Esther - (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)
    --1 is a kind of
    Jewess; queen
  2. Esther, Book of Esther - an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
    --2 is a kind of book
    --2 is a part of Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings; Old Testament
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