Meaning of ANGELICA in English


[] n [NL, genus name, fr. ML, fr. LL, fem. of angelicus angelic, fr. LGk angelikos, fr. Gk, of a messenger, fr. angelos] (1527) 1 a: any of a genus (Angelica) of herbs of the carrot family; esp: a Eurasian biennial or perennial (A. archangelica) whose roots and fruit yield a flavoring oil b: a confection prepared from angelica

2. cap: a sweet fortified wine produced in California

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