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1. archangel

noun. ['ˌɑːrˈkeɪndʒəl'] an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy.

Synonyms

  • angel
  • Gabriel
  • Raphael

Etymology

  • archangelus (Latin)
  • ἀρχάγγελος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Archangel

  • angell

Example sentences of the word archangel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Gabriel ranks just after Michael and is also an archangel.

Quotes containing the word archangel


1. So. You get handed a holy sword by an archangel, told to go fight the forces of evil, and you somehow remain an atheist. Is that what you're saying?
- Jim Butcher, Death Masks

2. archangel

noun. ['ˌɑːrˈkeɪndʒəl'] a biennial cultivated herb; its stems are candied and eaten and its roots are used medicinally.

Synonyms

  • Angelica Archangelica
  • garden angelica
  • angelique

Etymology

  • archangelus (Latin)
  • ἀρχάγγελος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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