• (RP) IPA: /ˈtʃɛləʊ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtʃɛloʊ/

cello (plural cellos)

  1. A large stringed instrument of the violin family with four strings, tuned from lowest to highest C-G-D-A, and played with a bow, also possessing an endpin to support the instrument's weight.
Synonyms Translations Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈsɛləʊ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsɛloʊ/

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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