angelique

angelique

[an-juh-leek]
noun
1.
a South American tree, Dicorynia paraensis, of the legume family.
2.
the hard, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used in shipbuilding.

Origin:
< French: plant of Angelica genus. See angelic

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Angélique

[an-juh-leek; French ahn-zhey-leek]
noun
a female given name.
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