angelique

noun

an·​ge·​lique
¦anjə¦lēk,
¦aan-
plural -s
1
a
: the wood of a South American timber tree (Dicorynia paraensis)
b
: the tree that produces angelique
2
: a liqueur flavored with angelica oil and other flavoring agents (as coriander and oil of bitter almonds)
3

Word History

Etymology

French angélique, from Middle French angélique angelica (plant of the genus Angelica), from angélique angelic

First Known Use

1727, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of angelique was in 1727

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“Angelique.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angelique. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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