marcella

[ mahr-sel-uh ]
/ mɑrˈsɛl ə /
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noun

a cotton or linen fabric constructed in pique weave, used in the manufacture of vests, mats, etc.

Origin of marcella

First recorded in 1805–15; alteration of Marseilles

Definition for marcella (2 of 2)

Marcella

[ mahr-sel-uh ]
/ mɑrˈsɛl ə /

noun

a female given name.
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Word Origin and History for marcella

Marcella


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

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