celestina

noun cel·es·ti·na \ ˌseləˈstēnə , ˌche- \

Definition of celestina

plural celestinas
1 :a keyboard instrument of the late 18th century that produced sustained tones by means of a moving band of silk that touched a string when the string's key was pressed
2 plural Celestinas Celestina :any of various organ flue stops of 4′ pitch

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Origin and Etymology of celestina

Italian, feminine of celestino heavenly, from celeste, from Latin caelestis


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