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[chuh-lee-nee; Italian chel-lee-nee]
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  1. Ben·ve·nu·to [ben-vuh-noo-toh, -nyoo-; Italian ben-ve-noo-taw] /ˌbɛn vəˈnu toʊ, -ˈnyu-; Italian ˌbɛn vɛˈnu tɔ/, 1500–71, Italian, metalsmith, sculptor, and autobiographer.
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  • Working in this spirit, it is not so wonderful that Cellini should have been able to accomplish so much.


    Samuel Smiles

  • Cellini was remarkable for his readiness and dexterity in handicraft.


    Samuel Smiles

  • Through Gerald's mind, too, Cellini's daring adventures were passing.

    Gerald Fitzgerald

    Charles James Lever

  • In the foreground it shines hard as the lines of an irradiated Cellini shield.

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith

  • The gem of his museum was the violin manufactured by Da Salo, and sculptured by Cellini.

    Ole Bull

    Sara C. Bull

British Dictionary definitions for cellini


  1. Benvenuto (benveˈnuːto). 1500–71, Italian sculptor, goldsmith, and engraver, noted also for his autobiography
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