Michelangelo

biographical name
Mi·​chel·​an·​ge·​lo | \ ˌmī-kə-ˈlan-jə-ˌlō, ˌmi-, ˌmē-kə-ˈlän-\

Definition of Michelangelo

1475–1564 Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet

Other Words from Michelangelo

Michelangelesque \ ˌmī-​kə-​ˌlan-​jə-​ˈlesk , ˌmi-​, ˌmē-​kə-​ˈlän-​ \ adjective

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