Also called archangel. any plant belonging to the genus Angelica, of the parsley family, especially A. archangelica, cultivated in Europe for its aromatic odor and medicinal root and for its stalks, which are candied and eaten.
the candied stalks of this plant.
a female given name.
No one feels it necessary to tell angelica that Bunny was once her father’s lover.
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angelica, 24, of Naples says that everyone has a little bit of “tamarri” in them.
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Tancredi joins Garibaldi and marries the rich bourgeois beauty angelica.
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We were waiting for angelica Huston, who was playing Morticia, to come out of her trailer.
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“Soaps are thriving,” says angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President, CBS Daytime.
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You can’t believe that angelica really knew Letty was so ill?
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“Yes,” says angelica, going on in her foolish ungrateful way.
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“I would not stay,” replied Caroline, looking not at him, but straight into angelica’s eyes.
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“I didn’t finish what I was going to tell you about 208,” said Sister angelica.
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A friend of Fuseli, she was said to be as much in love with him as he was in love with angelica Kauffman.
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Also called archangel. any tall umbelliferous plant of the genus Angelica, having compound leaves and clusters of small white or greenish flowers, esp A. archangelica, the aromatic seeds, leaves, and stems of which are used in medicine and cookery
the candied stems of this plant, used for decorating and flavouring sweet dishes
fem. proper name, Latin fem. of angelicus “angelic” (see angel).
- Angelica tree
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Fra [frah;; Italian frah] /frɑ;; Italian frɑ/ (Show IPA), (Giovanni da Fiesole) 1387–1455, Italian painter. Historical Examples Angelico’s conception of the same subject is higher and more mystical. Giotto and his works in Padua John Ruskin But surely, Angelico will always retain his power over everybody? The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin The Angelico […]
a female given name, form of . Contemporary Examples Nothing, probably not even Angelina Jolie, is beautiful at birth. Aaron Rodgers: the NFL’s Best Quarterback of All Time Allen Barra January 14, 2012 Angelina Jolie had her breasts removed after discovering that her genetic makeup gave her an 87 percent chance of breast cancer. British […]
one of a class of spiritual beings; a celestial attendant of God. In medieval , angels constituted the lowest of the nine celestial orders (seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities or princedoms, archangels, and angels). a conventional representation of such a being, in human form, with wings, usually in white robes. a […]