angelica


angelica
an·gel·i·ca an-'jel-i-kə n
1) cap a genus of usu. white-flowered herbs of the family Umbelliferae native to the northern hemisphere and New Zealand
2) any plant of the genus Angelica esp a biennial or perennial herb (A. archangelica) having young stems that are candied and roots and seeds that yield a flavoring oil see ANGELICA ROOT

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An·gel·i·ca (an-jelґĭ-kə) [L., from Gr. angelikos angelic] a genus of plants of the family Umbelliferae. Two species have medicinal properties: A. archangeґlica, the garden angelica, found along the coasts of the Baltic and North Seas, and A. sinenґsis, Chinese angelica or dong quai, which is native to China.

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  • Angelica — An*gel i*ca, n. [NL. See {Angelic}.] (Bot.) 1. An aromatic umbelliferous plant ({Archangelica officinalis} or {Angelica archangelica}) the leaf stalks of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery, and the roots and seeds as an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Angelica — Angelica, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 903 Housing Units (2000): 409 Land area (2000): 2.147513 sq. miles (5.562033 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.147513 sq. miles (5.562033… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • angelica — [an jel′i kə] n. [ModL < ML ( herba) angelica, lit., the angelic (herb) < LL(Ec) angelicus (see ANGELIC): so named from its medical uses] any of a number of related plants (genus Angelica) of the umbel family, with tall stalks, large… …   English World dictionary