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English definition of “cello”

cello

noun [C]     /ˈtʃel.əʊ/ US  /-oʊ/ (plural cellos) (formal violoncello)
B2 a wooden musical instrument with four strings, that is held vertically between the legs and is played by moving a bow across the stringsString instruments
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