Meaning of ANGELICA in English


an ‧ gel ‧ i ‧ ca /ænˈdʒelɪkə/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Modern Latin ; Origin: Medieval Latin herba angelica 'angelic plant' ; because of its supposed healing powers ]

a plant that smells sweet and is used in cooking

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.