Definition of Stella

1. Noun. United States minimalist painter (born in 1936).

Exact synonyms: Frank Philip Stella, Frank Stella
Generic synonyms: Painter

Definition of Stella

1. Proper noun. ( female given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. Stella Artois, a brand of beer; or a serving of such. ¹

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Definition of Stella

1. a former coin of the United States [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stella

Steganopus tricolor
Stegosaur stenops
Steiner point
Steinert's disease
Stellar's sea eagle
Stellaria holostea
Stellaria media
Steller's sea cow
Steller's sea lion
Steller sea lion
Sten gun
Sten guns

Literary usage of Stella

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"stella and you are so alike, " Mamma! you wrong me while you strike," Cry'd weeping Cupid, ... Dare you torture like a foe, stella, my belov'd below ? ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"To which (though late) shall stella rise, Ten thousand oaths upou record Are not so sacred as her word : The world shall in its atoms end, Ere stella can ..."

3. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, David Starr Jordan, United States Dept. of the Treasury. Special Agents Division, Leonhard Hess Stejneger, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, (1898)
"Louisa, Alton, Morrill, Willard Ainsworth, JG Swan, Bering Sea, stella Irland, Louisa, ... Bering Sea, stella Erland, Louisa, Thérèse, and Herman. ..."

4. The Works of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy (1825)
"stella IN MOURNING. WHEN lately stella's form display'd The beauties of the gay brocade, The nymphs, who found their power decline, Proclaim'd her not so ..."

5. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"stella, FRANÇOIS, born at Lyons in 1603, died in Paris, July 26, 1647. French school ; history painter, younger brother and pupil of Jacques stella, ..."

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