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Angelica

Angelica

(Science: botany)

1. 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.

2. The candied leaf stalks of angelica. Angelica tree, a thorny North American shrub (Aralia spinosa),

Synonym: hercules club.

Origin: NL. See angelic.


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