Definitions for violoncelloˌvi ə lənˈtʃɛl oʊ, ˌvaɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•o•lon•cel•loˌvi ə lənˈtʃɛl oʊ, ˌvaɪ-(n.)(pl.)-los.

  1. Category: Music and Dance

    Ref: cello. 1

Origin of violoncello:

1715–25; < It


Princeton's WordNet

  1. cello, violoncello(noun)

    a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing


  1. violoncello(Noun)

    A large stringed instrument of the violin family, but smaller than the double bass.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Violoncello(noun)

    a stringed instrument of music; a bass viol of four strings, or a bass violin with long, large strings, giving sounds an octave lower than the viola, or tenor or alto violin

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full form of cello .

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