Meaning of ANGELICA in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ an-ˈje-li-kə ]


Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Medieval Latin, from Late Latin, feminine of angelicus angelic, from Late Greek angelikos, from Greek, of a messenger, from angelos

Date: 1527


a. : any of a genus ( Angelica ) of herbs of the carrot family ; especially : a Eurasian biennial or perennial ( A. archangelica ) whose roots and seeds yield a flavoring oil and whose young stems are often candied

b. : a confection prepared from angelica

2. capitalized : a sweet fortified wine produced in California

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.