pu·cel·las | \ pyəˈseləs \

Definition of pucellas 

: a spring tool resembling tongs and used for shaping molten glass

called also steel jack

next in importance to the blowpipe is the pucellas —F. W. Hunter the top of the glass may be opened up with pucellas —Karen Gillespie

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for pucellas

modification of Italian procello

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pucellas

Dictionary Entries near pucellas

Pucciniaceae

puccoon

puce

pucellas

pucherite

puchero

Puchon

Statistics for pucellas

Look-up Popularity

Comments on pucellas

What made you want to look up pucellas? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a magnificent or impressive array

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!