Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel; heavenly; divine. "Angelic harps." ."Angelical actions." . "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.

Origin: L. Angelicus, Gr., cf. F. Angelique.

(01 Mar 1998)

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