Meaning of Esdras

Es•dras

Pronunciation: (ez'drus), [key]
— n.
  1. either of the first two books of the Apocrypha, I Esdras or II Esdras.
    1. Ezra (def. 1).
    2. either of two books, I Esdras or II Esdras, corresponding to the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, respectively, in the Authorized Version.
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