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PREFERRED TERM
Angel  
DEFINITION
  • n. A term partly from the French "aungel" and from the Latin "angelus". It refers to any celestial being, considered intermediate between GOd and humanity acting as attendants, messengers or agents of God, with their related senses. Present in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • angels
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
  • Simpson, John; Weiner, Edmund (eds). The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. [www.oed.com]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Ange

French

Angelo

Italian

Ángel

Spanish

ángeles
URI
http://data.silknow.org/vocabulary/773
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