Stella

[ stel-uh ]
/ ˈstɛl ə /

noun

Frank (Phillip),born 1936, U.S. painter.
Joseph,1887–1946, U.S. painter, born in Italy.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “star.”

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Word Origin and History for frank stella

Stella

fem. proper name, from Latin stella "star" (see star (n.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for frank stella

stella

[ stĕlə ]

n. pl. stel•lae (stĕlē)

A star or star-shaped figure.

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