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angelica

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noun an·gel·i·ca \an-ˈjel-i-kə\

Medical Definition of angelica

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of usually white-flowered herbs of the family Umbelliferae native to the northern hemisphere and New Zealand

  2. 2:  any plant of the genus Angelica; especially :  a biennial or perennial herb (A. archangelica) having young stems that are candied and roots and seeds that yield a flavoring oil—see angelica root




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