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Bellini

[buh-lee-nee; Italian bel-lee-nee] /bəˈli ni; Italian bɛlˈli ni/
noun
1.
Gentile [jen-tee-le] /dʒɛnˈti lɛ/ (Show IPA), 1427?–1507, Venetian painter (son of Jacopo): teacher of Giorgione and Titian.
2.
Giovanni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), 1430?–1516, Venetian painter (son of Jacopo).
3.
Jacopo [jah-kaw-paw] /ˈdʒɑ kɔ pɔ/ (Show IPA), 1400?–70, Venetian painter.
4.
Vincenzo [veen-chen-dzaw] /vinˈtʃɛn dzɔ/ (Show IPA), 1801?–35, Italian composer of opera.
5.
(lowercase) a cocktail made with sparkling wine and peach purée.
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  • The pictures of Francia and Bellini had been received as pleasant visions.

  • Albrecht frankly admired and made much of all Bellini's works.

    Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore
  • What Bellini owed to Giorgione is still a matter for speculation.

    The Venetian School of Painting Evelyn March Phillipps
  • Tchaikovsky studied Liszt with one eye; the other he kept on Bellini and the Italians.

    Old Fogy James Huneker
  • Two early Madonnas in the chapel are doubtfully attributed to the schools of Boccacino and Bellini.

    Venice and its Story Thomas Okey
British Dictionary definitions for Bellini

Bellini

/Italian belˈlini/
noun
1.
Giovanni (dʒoˈvanni). ?1430–1516, Italian painter of the Venetian school, noted for his altarpieces, landscapes, and Madonnas. His father Jacopo (?1400–70) and his brother Gentile (?1429–1507) were also painters
2.
Vincenzo (vinˈtʃɛntso). 1801–35, Italian composer of operas, esp La Sonnambula (1831) and Norma (1831)
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Bellini in Medicine

Bellini Bel·li·ni (bə-lē'nē), Lorenzo. 1643-1704.

Italian anatomist known for his description of the anatomy of the kidney and his investigation into the sense of taste. Bellini's duct is named for him.

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