I. noun Etymology: Middle English evangile, from Anglo-French evangeile, from Late Latin evangelium, from Greek euangelion good news, gospel, from euangelos bringing good news, from eu- + angelos messenger Date: 14th century gospel II. noun Date: 1614 evangelist

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  • evangel — mid 14c., gospel, from O.Fr. evangile, from Church L. evangelium, from Gk. evangelion (see EVANGELISM (Cf. evangelism)) …   Etymology dictionary

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