plural -s
[so called from the device on the obverse, showing the archangel Michael slaying a dragon] : an Anglo-Gallic gold coin issued in the 15th century by Henry VI of England
: a small rich cheese made in Normandy

Word History


Middle French, from Old French, little angel, diminutive of angele angel

First Known Use

1525, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of angelot was in 1525

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“Angelot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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