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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Angelic  \An*gel"ic\,  Angelical  \An*gel"ic*al\,  a.  [L.  angelicus 
  Gr  ?:  cf  F.  ang['e]lique.] 
  Belonging  to  or  proceeding  from  angels;  resembling, 
  characteristic  of  or  partaking  of  the  nature  of  an  angel; 
  heavenly;  divine.  ``Angelic  harps.''  --Thomson.``Angelical 
  actions.''  --Hooker. 
 
  The  union  of  womanly  tenderness  and  angelic  patience. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  {Angelic  Hymn},  a  very  ancient  hymn  of  the  Christian  Church; 
  --  so  called  from  its  beginning  with  the  song  of  the 
  heavenly  host  recorded  in  Luke  ii  14.  --Eadie. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Angelic  \An*gel"ic\,  a.  [From  {Angelica}.]  (Chem.) 
  Of  or  derived  from  angelica;  as  angelic  acid;  angelic  ether. 
 
  {Angelic  acid},  an  acid  obtained  from  angelica  and  some  other 
  plants. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  angelic 
  adj  1:  marked  by  utter  benignity;  resembling  or  befitting  an  angel 
  or  saint;  "angelic  benificence";  "a  beatific  smile"; 
  "a  saintly  concern  for  his  fellow  men";  "my  sainted 
  mother"  [syn:  {angelical},  {beatific},  {saintlike},  {saintly}, 
  {sainted}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  angels;  "angelic  messenger"  [syn:  {angelical}] 
  3:  having  a  sweet  nature  befitting  an  angel  or  cherub;  "an 
  angelic  smile";  "a  cherubic  face";  "looking  so  seraphic 
  when  he  slept";  "a  sweet  disposition"  [syn:  {angelical},  {cherubic}, 
  {seraphic},  {sweet}] 




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