evangel

noun (1)
evan·​gel | \ i-ˈvan-jəl How to pronounce evangel (audio) \

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First Known Use of evangel

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1614, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for evangel

Noun (1)

Middle English evangile, from Anglo-French evangeile, from Late Latin evangelium, from Greek euangelion good news, gospel, from euangelos bringing good news, from eu- + angelos messenger

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“Evangel.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evangel. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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