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marcella

[mahr-sel-uh]
noun
  1. a cotton or linen fabric constructed in pique weave, used in the manufacture of vests, mats, etc.
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Origin of marcella

First recorded in 1805–15; alteration of Marseilles

Marcella

[mahr-sel-uh]
noun
  1. a female given name.
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Marcella

fem. proper name, Latin, fem. of Marcellus.

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