Definition of ophanim in English:

ophanim

noun

  • One of the orders of angels; specifically the ‘wheels’ or wheel-like beings described in the vision of Ezekiel (Ezekiel 1:15-20).

Origin

Early 19th century. From Hebrew 'ōpannīm wheels, plural of 'ōpan, 'ōpān wheel.

Pronunciation

ophanim

/əʊˈfanɪm/