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an·gel·i·ca

 (ăn-jĕl′ĭ-kə)
n.
1.
a. Any of various herbs of the genus Angelica in the parsley family, having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels, especially the Eurasian A. archangelica, whose roots and fruits are used in flavoring liqueurs and whose stems are candied and eaten.
b. The edible stem, leaf, or root of Angelica archangelica.
2. often Angelica A sweet white wine or liqueur.

[Medieval Latin (herba) angelica, angelic (herb), angelica, from Late Latin, feminine of angelicus, angelic, from Late Greek angelikos, from Greek, of a messenger, from angelos, messenger.]

angelica

(ænˈdʒɛlɪkə)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: archangel any tall umbelliferous plant of the genus Angelica, having compound leaves and clusters of small white or greenish flowers, esp A. archangelica, the aromatic seeds, leaves, and stems of which are used in medicine and cookery
2. (Cookery) the candied stems of this plant, used for decorating and flavouring sweet dishes
[C16: from Medieval Latin (herba) angelica angelic (herb)]

an•gel•i•ca

(ænˈdʒɛl ɪ kə)

n., pl. -cas.
1. any plant belonging to the genus Angelica, of the parsley family, cultivated for its medicinal root and edible stalks.
2. the candied stalks of this plant.
[1570–80; < Medieval Latin (herba) angelica angelic (herb)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angelica - any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbelsangelica - any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Angelica - biennial or perennial herbs of the northern hemisphere; have a taproot
Angelica Archangelica, garden angelica, archangel - a biennial cultivated herb; its stems are candied and eaten and its roots are used medicinally
Angelica sylvestris, wild angelica - European herb with compound leaves and white flowers; adventive on Cape Breton Island
2.angelica - candied stalks of the angelica plant
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
3.angelica - aromatic stems or leaves or roots of Angelica Archangelicaangelica - aromatic stems or leaves or roots of Angelica Archangelica
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Translations
AngelikaEngelwurz
گلپر
hvönn
アンゼリカシシウド
angerică
Angelica

angelica

[ænˈdʒelɪkə] Nangélica f

angelica

[ænˈdʒɛlɪkə] nangélique f

angelica

n (Bot) → Angelika f, → Brustwurz f; (Cook) → kandierte Angelika

angelica

[ænˈdʒɛlɪkə] n (Bot) → angelica

angelica

n (bot) angélica
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Such forces met not, nor so wide a camp, When Agrican, with all his northern powers, Besieged Albracea, as romances tell, The city of Gallaphrone, from thence to win The fairest of her sex, Angelica, His daughter, sought by many prowest knights, Both Paynim and the peers of Charlemane.
Angelica, a noble lady; noble alike in spirit and in birth.
the Lady Angelica must die--and I must not be suspected.
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