angelique

noun an·ge·lique \¦anjə¦lēk, ¦aan-\

Definition of angelique

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  the wood of a South American timber tree (Dicorynia paraensis) b :  the tree that produces angelique c :  angelica 1b

  2. 2 :  a liqueur flavored with angelica oil and other flavoring agents (as coriander and oil of bitter almonds)

  3. 3 :  angelica 3

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Origin and Etymology of angelique

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


First Known Use: 1727


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