noun (plural: archangels)
Etymology: From Latin archangelus, from (archangelos) "archangel", from Ancient Greek prefix- (arch-), from (archo) "to rule, to govern, to command" + (angel) "messenger".
- A powerful angel that leads many other angels, but is still loyal to a deity. (Judaeo-Christian examples: Gabriel, Michael, Raphael). In Christian angelology, an archangel is an angel from the third level or choir of angels, ranked above virtues and below powers.
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