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Arch·an·gel

 (ärk′ān′jəl)

arch·an·gel

 (ärk′ān′jəl)
n.
1. A high-ranking angel.
2. archangels The eighth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.

[Middle English, from Old French archangele, from Late Latin archangelus, from Late Greek arkhangelos : Greek arkh-, archi- + Greek angelos, angel.]

arch′an·gel′ic (-ăn-jĕl′ĭk) adj.

archangel

(ˈɑːkˌeɪndʒəl)
n
1. (Theology) a principal angel, a member of the order ranking immediately above the angels in medieval angelology
2. (Plants) another name for angelica1
3. (Plants) yellow archangel a Eurasian herbaceous plant (Lamiastrum luteum) that has yellow helmet-shaped flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
4. (Breeds) a bronze-coloured breed of domestic pigeon with black markings
archangelic adj

Archangel

(ˈɑːkˌeɪndʒəl)
n
(Placename) a port in NW Russia, on the Dvina River: major centre for the timber trade and White Sea fisheries. Pop: 345 000 (2005 est). Russian name: Arkhangelsk

arch•an•gel

(ˈɑrkˌeɪn dʒəl)

n.
a chief or principal angel; one of the nine orders of celestial attendants on God. Compare angel (def. 1).
[before 1000; early Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French < Late Latin < Greek archángelos; see ARCH-1, angel]
arch`an•gel′ic (-ænˈdʒɛl ɪk) arch`an•gel′i•cal, adj.

Arch•an•gel

(ˈɑrkˌeɪn dʒəl)

n.
1. Russian, Arkhangelsk. a seaport in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on Dvina Bay. 416,000.
2. Gulf of, former name of Dvina Bay.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archangel - an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchyarchangel - an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy
angel - spiritual being attendant upon God
Gabriel - (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God
Michael - (Old Testament) the guardian archangel of the Jews
Raphael - an archangel of the Hebrew tradition
2.archangel - a biennial cultivated herbarchangel - a biennial cultivated herb; its stems are candied and eaten and its roots are used medicinally
angelica, angelique - any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels
Translations
رَئيس مَلائِكَه
archanděl
ærke-engel
arkkienkeliylienkeli
רב־מלאך
arkangyal
erkiengill
archangelas
erceņģelis
archanjel
arhanđelarhanđeoарханђеларханђео
baş melek

archangel

[ˈɑːkˌeɪndʒəl] Narcángel m

archangel

[ˈɑːrkeɪndʒəl] narchange m

archangel

[ˈɑːkˌeɪndʒl] narcangelo

archangel

(aːkeindʒel) noun
a chief angel.