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EtymologyEdit

Old English propheta, from Latin prophēta (later reinforced in English by Anglo-Norman prophete), from Ancient Greek προφήτης ‎(prophḗtēs, one who speaks for a god), from πρό ‎(pró, before) + φημί ‎(phēmí, I tell).

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prophet ‎(plural prophets)

  1. Someone who speaks by divine inspiration.
    Muslims believe that Muhammad was the final prophet sent to mankind.
  2. Someone who predicts the future; a soothsayer.

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