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ARCHANGEL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does archangel mean? 

ARCHANGEL (noun)
  The noun ARCHANGEL has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: ARCHANGEL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARCHANGEL (noun)


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Meaning:

An angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("archangel" is a kind of...):

angel (spiritual being attendant upon God)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "archangel"):

Gabriel ((Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God)

Michael ((Old Testament) the guardian archangel of the Jews)

Raphael (an archangel of the Hebrew tradition)


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Meaning:

A biennial cultivated herb; its stems are candied and eaten and its roots are used medicinally

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Angelica Archangelica; garden angelica; archangel

Hypernyms ("archangel" is a kind of...):

angelica; angelique (any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels)


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