an·​gel·​et | \ ¦ānjə¦let \
plural -s

Definition of angelet

: an English gold coin issued from 1470 to 1619 that was worth half an angel

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First Known Use of angelet

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angelet

Middle English, from Middle French, from Old French, little angel, from Old French angele angel + -et

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“Angelet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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