cella
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsɛlə/
Noun

cella (plural cellae)

  1. (architecture) The central, enclosed part of an ancient temple, as distinguished from the open porticos. [from 17th c.]
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      Room by room, Sarrasine advances to the cella of the hermaphrodite god, veiled like Spenser's Venus.

Cella
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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