Cellini

[ chuh-lee-nee; Italian chel-lee-nee ]
/ tʃəˈli ni; Italian tʃɛlˈli ni /

noun

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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Cellini
/ (tʃɪˈliːnɪ, Italian tʃɛlˈliːni) /

noun

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