• WordNet 3.6
    • n angelica aromatic stems or leaves or roots of Angelica Archangelica
    • n angelica candied stalks of the angelica plant
    • n angelica 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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Angelica 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 aromatic tonic.
    • Angelica The candied leaf stalks of angelica.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Angelica [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of tall umbelliferous plants found in the northern temperate regions and in New Zealand.
    • n Angelica The popular name of the more common species belonging to the closely allied genera Angelica and Archangelica. The wild angelica of England is Angelica sylvestris. The garden angelica of Europe is Archangelica officinalis, a native of the banks of rivers and wet ditches in the northern parts of Europe, where it is also cultivated for its strong and agreeable aromatic odor. The tender stalks when candied form an excellent sweetmeat. The great angelica of the United States is Archangelica atropurpurea.
    • n Angelica [capitalized] The name of a kind of sweet white wine made in California.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Angelica an-jel′i-ka a genus of umbelliferous plants, the roots and seeds of some species of which are used in making gin, bitters, &c
    • Angelica the tender stalks and midribs of the leaves are candied and used as a confection: confections
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Angelic


In literature:

"Tales of a Wayside Inn" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Her name is Angelica.
"Faustus his Life, Death, and Doom" by Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger
In the large drawing-room the ceiling was painted by Angelica Kauffmann.
"The Strand District" by Sir Walter Besant
Angelica is even more thoughtless than I.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
He proposed soon to try the experiment of announcing to him the death of Angelica.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
How he ever come to get stuck on a girl like Angelica, though, was more'n I could account for.
"Side-stepping with Shorty" by Sewell Ford
Angelica appeared to be completely immersed in the piece of feminine "work" at which she had set herself to labour.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
No women had been admitted into the Academy since the days of Angelica Kaufmann and Mary Moser.
"Women of England, Volume 9 (of 10)" by Burleigh James Bartlett
The trait came to them from their mother, who was a very successful pupil of Angelica Kauffman.
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
But now for Angelica, that's her name: we'll to the prince's chocolate-house, where you shall write my passport.
"The Constant Couple" by George Farquhar
Catalani, Angelica, 37-40, 116, 131.
"Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday" by Henry C. Lahee
The betrothal of Princess Angelica to Prince Arnold was officially celebrated.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
At the advice of the necromancer I again demanded to be reunited with Angelica.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. VIII" by Various
The manufacture of leather, agricultural implements and preserved angelica are carried on.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
While he slept the two Imps gazed at him curiously, Angelica, a little suspiciously.
"Mr. Munchausen" by John Kendrick Bangs
Can there be a better match for Angelica?
"The Comedies of Carlo Goldoni" by Carlo Goldoni
Among her friends she goes by the name of Angelica, but her real name is Minna Engelken.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
On a pleasant afternoon, a few days later, Jansen, Julie, and Angelica started from the city for the Starnberg villa.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
Then again, there are the hollow stalks of umbelliferous plants, such as angelica and hemlock.
"Rustic Sounds and Other Studies in Literature and Natural History" by Francis Darwin
For nearly forty years Fra Angelica had served his convent faithfully, with devout life and the work of his hand.
"Fra Angelico" by Jennie Ellis Keysor

In poetry:

In his hand he carried
Angelicas uprooted,
With delicious fragrance
Filling all the place.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XVI. -- Queen Thuri And " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Now will I confess it,
Better things are jewels
Than angelica stalks are
For a Queen to wear."
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XVI. -- Queen Thuri And " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A serious moment for the
telephone is when it rings.
And a person answers, it is
Angelica, or is it you.
"The Boiling Water" by Kenneth Koch
Beneath the brow of North Ridge
nodding angelica grows;
down through a marshy meadow
a murmuring brooklet flows.
"Sheepfold Tarn" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
The heaven of your balcony
Smiles down two stars, that say to me
More peril than Angelica
Wrought with her beauty in Cathay.
"Senorita" by Madison Julius Cawein
Rinaldo of Montalban's towers
Sleeps by the spring of hate; above
Bows, spilling all his face with flowers,
Angelica, who quaffed of love.
"An Antique" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Angelica Zapata wins Stage Door Betty Handicap at Calder.
Angelica Zapata hopes to continue winning ways at Calder.
Girl Scouts Caroline Jahr, 11, from left, Audrey Figari, 12, and Angelica Armstrong, 10, fill out an order form while selling Girl Scout cookies.
Enlarge Tim Hawk / South Jersey Times Jessie Hughes of Washington Township takes a shot on Vineland goalie Angelica You in the first half, Thursday, October 25, 2012.
Eyewitness News, Angelica Alvarez Email.
NEW CASTLE — (You can watch Sabrina Golba's "Angelica" video below the story.
30 in the 11-hundred block of East Indiana Avenue to resident Angelica Mecedo who is now in good spirits and relieved.
Angelica Robinson and The Associated Press.
Irene Young photo Celtic vocalist Christa Burch is to be featured in the Celtic Winter Dance Concert at Angelica's Bistro in Redwood City on Sunday, Dec 9, 2012.
Epic Records EVP Angelica Cob -Baehler Makes Unexpected Exit.
Once- conjoined twins Angelica and Angelina thrive six months after operation.
(CBS/AP) Angelica and Angelina Sabuco, once conjoined twins, are now preparing to leave the hospital - in separate car seats.
Conjoined twins Angelina and Angelica Sabuco.
Conjoined twins Angelica and Angelina Sabuco.
(CBS/AP) Conjoined twins Angelica and Angelina Sabuco were separated Tuesday, following a nine-hour operation.