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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name borrowed from French Céleste, ultimately Latin caelestis "heavenly".

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In ceramics, sky-blue.
  • n. In organ-building, same as vox angelica. See vox.
  • n. In pianoforte-making, a variety of soft pedal.


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