Definition of Cellini

1. Noun. Italian sculptor (1500-1571).

Exact synonyms: Benvenuto Cellini
Generic synonyms: Carver, Sculptor, Sculpturer, Statue Maker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cellini

Celastrus scandens
Celebes Sea
Celestial City
Celestial Empire
Celestial Sphere
Celestin tube
Cellini (current term)
Celosia argentea
Celosia argentea cristata
Celosia cristata
Celsius scale
Celsus' area
Celsus' papules
Celsus' vitiligo
Celsus kerion

Literary usage of Cellini

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1. Etude pratique du paludisme et des parasites du sang by John William Watson Stephens, John Addington Symonds, Samuel Rickard Christophers (1909)
"CHAPTER IX LIFE OF BENVENUTO Cellini His Fame—His Autobiography—Its Value for the Student ... If, therefore, Cellini Lad been judged merely by the authentic ..."

2. The Works of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy (1825)
"CALLED THE LIFE BENVENUTO Cellini. THE original of this celebrated performance lay in ... The life of Benvenuto Cellini is certainly a phenomenon in ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1883)
"Cellini took up arms in defence of Rome, and, according to his own account, performed prodigies of valour. On the night of May 5th, 1527, Charles de Bourbon ..."

4. The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: A New Ed., in Twelve Volumes, to which by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy (1820)
"The life of Benvenuto Cellini is certainly a phenomenon in biography, whether we consider it with re spect to the artist himself, or the great variety of ..."

5. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1904)
"Cellini and the art- loving pope Clement VII. (Condensed.) Serious interest in even ... [Cellini had been engaged to reset some jewels for Pope Clement VII. ..."

6. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Benvenuto Cellini. Hector Berlioz's opera in three acts, ... The action is laid in Rome, 1632, when Clement VII was Pope, Benvenuto Cellini loves Teresa, ..."

7. Annals of Medical History by Francis Randolph Packard (1920)
"D. NEW YORK, NY THAT Benvenuto Cellini was a paranoiac is agreed upon by all ... Cellini was born in 1500 and died in 1571. His autobiography ended with the ..."

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