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cellist

[chel-ist] /ˈtʃɛl ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who plays the cello.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; short for violoncellist
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Word Origin and History for cellists
cellist
1888, short for violoncellist on model of cello.
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