A cellist with her cello.
An example of a cello is a stringed instrument that is larger than a violin but smaller than a double bass.
nounpl. -·los or -·li
Origin of cellofrom violoncello
Origin of celloShort for violoncello
(plural cellos or celli)
- (music) A large stringed instrument of the violin family with four strings. (From lowest to highest C-G-D-A)
Shortening of violoncello.
(plural 'cellos or 'celli)
- Abbreviation of violoncello.
cello - Computer Definition
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