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archangel

[ ahrk-eyn-juhl ]
/ 藞蓱rk藢e瑟n d蕭蓹l /
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noun
Theology. a chief or principal angel; in medieval angelology one of the nine orders of celestial attendants on God.Compare angel (def. 1).
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Origin of archangel

before 1000; early Middle English arc(h)angel<Anglo-French, Old French arc(h)ang(e)le<Late Latin archangelus<Greek arch谩ngelos; replacing Old English h膿ahengel;see high, arch-1, angel

OTHER WORDS FROM archangel

arch路an路gel路ic [ahrk-an-jel-ik], /藢蓱rk 忙n藞d蕭蓻l 瑟k/, arch路an路gel路i路cal, adjective

Other definitions for archangel (2 of 2)

Archangel
[ ahrk-eyn-juhl ]
/ 藞蓱rk藢e瑟n d蕭蓹l /

noun
a seaport in the northwestern Russian Federation in Europe, on Dvina Bay.Russian Ar路khan路gelsk [uhr-khahn-gyilsk] /蕦r藞x蓱n gy瑟lsk/ .
Gulf of Archangel, former name of Dvina Bay.
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British Dictionary definitions for archangel (1 of 2)

archangel
/ (藞蓱藧k藢e瑟nd蕭蓹l) /

noun
a principal angel, a member of the order ranking immediately above the angels in medieval angelology
another name for angelica (def. 1)
yellow archangel a Eurasian herbaceous plant (Lamiastrum luteum) that has yellow helmet-shaped flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
a bronze-coloured breed of domestic pigeon with black markings

Derived forms of archangel

archangelic (藢蓱藧k忙n藞d蕭蓻l瑟k), adjective

British Dictionary definitions for archangel (2 of 2)

Archangel
/ (藞蓱藧k藢e瑟nd蕭蓹l) /

noun
a port in NW Russia, on the Dvina River: major centre for the timber trade and White Sea fisheries. Pop: 345聽000 (2005 est)Russian name: Arkhangelsk
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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