a woman who, with her husband, Ananias, was struck dead for lying. Acts 5.
[saf-ahyuh r] /ˈsæf aɪər/ (Show IPA). a female given name.
(New Testament) the wife of Ananias, who together with her husband was struck dead for fraudulently concealing their wealth from the Church (Acts 5)
beautiful, the wife of Ananias (q.v.). She was a partner in his guilt and also in his punishment (Acts 5:1-11).
noun 1. any gem variety of corundum other than the ruby, especially one of the blue varieties. 2. a gem of this kind. 3. the color of this gem, a deep blue. adjective 4. resembling sapphire; deep blue: a sapphire sky. noun 1. any precious corundum gemstone that is not red, esp the highly valued […]
adjective 1. consisting of sapphire; like sapphire, especially in color. noun 2. a pale-blue or greenish, usually granular mineral, a silicate of magnesium and aluminum. 3. a blue variety of spinel. noun 1. a rare blue or bluish-green mineral that consists of magnesium aluminium silicate in monoclinic crystalline form and occurs as small grains in […]
noun 1. lesbianism. noun 1. a less common word for lesbianism See lesbianism sapphism sap·phism (sāf’ĭz’əm) n. Lesbianism.
noun 1. c620–c565 b.c, Greek poet, born in Lesbos. noun 1. 6th century bc, Greek lyric poetess of Lesbos Sappho [(saf-oh)] An ancient Greek poet known for her love lyrics. Note: The word lesbian is derived from the island of Lesbos, the birthplace of Sappho, who was a homosexual.