angelic

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From Middle English angelik, aungillik, aungellike, (also angellich, aungellich > English angelly), from Old English engellīċ, englelīċ, coalescing with Old French angélique, from Latin angelicus, from Ancient Greek ἀγγελικός (angelikós, of or for a messenger), from ἄγγελος (ángelos, angel). Equivalent to angel +‎ -ic.

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angelic (comparative more angelic, superlative most angelic)

  1. Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel.
  2. (chemistry) Of or pertaining to angelic acid.
    an angelic ester

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