angelica

angelica
noun 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 1. 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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Angelica — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Angelica (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Angelica — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Angélica. ? Angelica archangelica …   Wikipedia Español

  • Angelica — bezeichnet: Angelica (Musikinstrument), ein Musikinstrument (965) Angelica, ein Asteroid Engelwurzen (Angelica), eine Pflanzengattung Angélica, Originaltitel des Films Die Nacht der Vergeltung eine Vornamensvariante von Angelika Orte in den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Angélica — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Angélica puede referirse a: El femenino del adjetivo angélico, con varias acepciones. Un Nombre de pila femenino. Véanse los artículos de Wikipedia que comienzan por Angélica. La localidad argentina de Angélica… …   Wikipedia Español

  • angelică — ANGELÍCĂ s.f. 1. Plantă erbacee aromatică, cu frunze mari şi cu flori alb verzui, a cărei rădăcină se întrebuinţează în farmacie (Angelica archangelica); 2. Băutură alcoolică preparată din această plantă. [var.: anghelícă s.f.] – Din ngr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Angelica — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angelica — (Агиос Гордиос,Греция) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Agios Gordios, Агиос Горд …   Каталог отелей

  • Angelica — (Frý,Греция) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Frý, Frý, 85800, Греция …   Каталог отелей

  • Angelica — Angelica, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 903 Housing Units (2000): 409 Land area (2000): 2.147513 sq. miles (5.562033 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.147513 sq. miles (5.562033… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • angelica — [an jel′i kə] n. [ModL < ML ( herba) angelica, lit., the angelic (herb) < LL(Ec) angelicus (see ANGELIC): so named from its medical uses] any of a number of related plants (genus Angelica) of the umbel family, with tall stalks, large… …   English World dictionary

  • angelica — ► NOUN ▪ a tall aromatic plant, the candied stalks of which are used in confectionery and cake decoration. ORIGIN from Latin herba angelica angelic herb , so named because it was believed to be effective against poisoning and disease …   English terms dictionary

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