Meaning of angelet in English:


Pronunciation /ˈeɪn(d)ʒəlɪt/


  • 1A gold coin formerly used in England, worth half an angel. historical after mid 17th century.

    The precise value of the angelet differed over time with that of the angel. It was first coined by Edward IV in 1465 and was last coined by Charles I.

  • 2A small or minor angel; a cherub.

  • 3 rare A person likened to a little angel; a beautiful, sweetly innocent, or very well-behaved child. Compare "angel", "cherub".


Late Middle English; earliest use found in Archaeologia. Apparently from angel + -et.