Meaning of ANGELICA in English
[ an'dʒɛlɪkə ]
■ noun a tall aromatic plant of the parsley family, the candied stalks of which are used in confectionery and cake decoration. [Genus Angelica : many species.]
C16: from med. L. (herba) ~ 'angelic (herb)', so named because it was believed to be efficacious against poisoning and disease.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004