angelic

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See also: angèlic

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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
  3. (topology) A regular Hausdorff space is said to be angelic if the closure of each relatively countably compact set A is compact and the closure consists of the limits of sequences in A.

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