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 (vē′ə-lən-chĕl′ō, vī′ə-)
n. pl. vi·o·lon·cel·los
A cello.

[Italian, diminutive of violone, violone; see violone.]

vi′o·lon·cel′list n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.violoncellist - someone who plays a violoncellovioloncellist - someone who plays a violoncello  
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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[ˌvaɪələnˈtʃelɪst] Nviolonchelista mf


(vaiələnˈtʃelou) noun
full form of cello.
ˌviolonˈcellist noun
full form of cellist.
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