Correct spelling, explanation: messenger is a noun made from the base word message. This would suggest an e, instead of a, and originally it was true, but the spelling changed over time due to pronunciation and adjustment to English from the original French.
Definition of messenger:
1. A person bringing the news
In Greek mythology, Hermes was often called a messenger of the gods.
The doctor who came to tell us the diagnosis was a messenger of bad news.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: despite the fact that message with an a may suggest this spelling, messanger is just not correct, mostly due to the phonetics and assimilation to English from the French original word.
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