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noun [C] uk   /ˈtʃer.əb/ (plural cherubs or formal cherubim   /-ə.bɪm/   ) us  
an angel that is represented in art as a beautiful, fat, naked child with small wingsPicturesSculptureAngels informal approving a beautiful and well-behaved childChildren and babies
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