|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|Bellini (Italian belˈlini)|
|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)|
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.