cello

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See also: Cello, -cello, and 'cello

English[edit]

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A cello.

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of violoncello.

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cello (plural cellos or celli)

  1. (music) A large stringed instrument of the violin family with four strings. (From lowest to highest C-G-D-A)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of cellophane.

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cello (uncountable)

  1. cellophane
    • 2011, Ava Carroll-Brown, Where Is Your Mother?
      Chocolates arranged in a candy dish or basket, antique or purchased in accordance to[sic] the personal taste of the host/hostess, wrapped with cello wrap and tied with a lovely ribbon—decadent!

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cello c (singular definite celloen, plural indefinite celloer)

  1. cello

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cello m (plural cello's, diminutive cellootje n)

  1. (music) cello

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cello c

  1. (music) cello

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