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Meaning of ANGELICA

Pronunciation:  an'jeluku

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  aromatic stems or leaves or roots of Angelica Archangelica
  2. [n]  candied stalks of the angelica plant
  3. [n]  any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels
 

ANGELICA is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: angelique
 
 See Also: Angelica Archangelica, Angelica sylvestris, archangel, flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, garden angelica, genus Angelica, herb, herb, herbaceous plant, seasoner, seasoning, wild angelica

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An*gel"i*ca\, n. [NL. See {Angelic}.] (Bot.)
1. An aromatic umbelliferous plant ({Archangelica
   officinalis} or {Angelica archangelica}) the leaf stalks
   of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery,
   and the roots and seeds as an aromatic tonic.

2. The candied leaf stalks of angelica.

{Angelica tree}, a thorny North American shrub ({Aralia
   spinosa}), called also {Hercules' club}.

 

 

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