stella

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Stella

[stel-uh]
noun
1.
Frank (Phillip) born 1936, U.S. painter.
2.
Joseph, 1887–1946, U.S. painter, born in Italy.
3.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “star.”
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Stella
fem. proper name, from L. stella "star" (see star).
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stella stel·la (stěl'ə)
n. pl. stel·lae (stěl'ē)
A star or star-shaped figure.

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