See also: Archangel
From Old French archangle, from Latin archangelus, from Ancient Greek ἀρχάγγελος (arkhángelos) from Ancient Greek prefix αρχ- (arkh-) + ἄγγελος (ángelos, “messenger”). Surface analysis arch- + angel.
archangel (plural archangels)
- A powerful angel that leads many other angels, but is still loyal to a deity. (Judeo-Christian examples: Gabriel, Michael, Raphael, Uriel).
- In Christian angelology, an archangel is an angel from the third level or choir of angels, ranked above virtues and below powers.
angel who leads other angels