from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Family of Venetian painters, including Jacopo (1400?-1470?), most of whose works have been lost, and his two sons, Gentile (1429?-1507) and Giovanni (1430?-1516). Giovanni, the most illustrious of the three, profoundly influenced the Venetian school of painting with his interest in light and color. His works include Saint Francis in Ecstasy.
  • Bellini, Vincenzo 1801-1835. Italian composer whose operas include La Sonnambula and Norma (both 1831).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer
  • n. a cocktail made from Prosecco and peach juice

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  • n. Italian composer of operas (1801-1835)


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