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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Archangel  \Arch`an"gel\,  n.  [L.  archangelus  Gr  'archa`ggelos: 
  cf  OF  archangel,  F.  archange.  See  {Arch-},  pref.,  and 
  {Angel}.] 
  1.  A  chief  angel;  one  high  in  the  celestial  hierarchy. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  A  term  applied  to  several  different  species  of 
  plants  ({Angelica  archangelica},  {Lamium  album},  etc.). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  archangel 
  n  1:  an  angel  ranked  above  the  highest  rank  in  the  Celestial 
  Hierarchy 
  2:  a  biennial  cultivated  herb;  its  stems  are  candied  and  eaten 
  and  its  roots  are  used  medicinally  [syn:  {garden  angelica}, 
  {Angelica  Archangelica}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Archangel 
  (1Thess.  4:16;  Jude  1:9),  the  prince  of  the  angels. 
 




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