an·​ge·​lón | \ ¦anjə¦lōn \
plural -s

Definition of angelón

: a plant of the genus Angelonia

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First Known Use of angelón

circa 1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angelón

American Spanish, from Spanish, large angel, augmentative of ángel angel, from Late Latin angelus

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“Angelón.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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