archangel

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French archangle, from Latin archangelus, from Ancient Greek ἀρχάγγελος (arkhangelos) from Ancient Greek prefix αρχ- (arch-) + ἄγγελος (angelos, messenger).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː(r)kˌeɪn.dʒəl/

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archangel (plural archangels)

  1. A powerful angel that leads many other angels, but is still loyal to a deity. (Judeo-Christian examples: Gabriel, Michael, Raphael, Uriel).
  2. In Christian angelology, an archangel is an angel from the third level or choir of angels, ranked above virtues and below powers.

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archangel m (plural archangylion)

  1. (religion) archangel