MEANING: - adjective: Having a sweet, innocent appearance.

ETYMOLOGY: - From cherub, from Latin cherubim, from Greek kheroubin, from Hebrew kerubim. Ultimately from the Semitic root krb (to praise). Earliest documented use: 1645.

THE RUBIC - that fellow who invented that cube puzzle so popular 40 years ago

CHERUB, INC - a subsidiary of Heaven, LLC (salvation is a growth industry these days)

CHER URIC - dear gout