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[an-juh-leek] /ˌæn dʒəˈlik/
a South American tree, Dicorynia paraensis, of the legume family.
the hard, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used in shipbuilding.
Origin of angelique
< French: plant of Angelica genus. See angelic


[an-juh-leek; French ahn-zhey-leek] /ˌæn dʒəˈlik; French ɑ̃ ʒeɪˈlik/
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When the great church clock struck twelve, angelique left her seat.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • angelique recollected the night she had passed there under the protection of these saints.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • At seven o'clock in the morning angelique was at her work as usual.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • For five years angelique lived and grew there, as if in a cloister, far away from the world.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • angelique did all she could for them, giving them food and even clothes.

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  • Hubertine had taken upon herself the charge of the education of angelique.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • angelique loved in despair, fought against this hopeless affection, which she could not destroy.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • He explained the necessity of it to angelique, by speaking of the guardianship.

    The Dream Emile Zola

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