angelot

noun
an·ge·lot | \ˈanjəˌlät\
plural -s

Definition of angelot 

1 [ 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

3 : a small rich cheese made in Normandy

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First Known Use of angelot

1525, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for angelot

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

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