[ pyuh-sel-uhs ]
/ pyəˈsɛl əs /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
a tool resembling tongs or shears for handling and shaping molten glass.
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Origin of pucellas
First recorded in 1895–1900; apparently erroneously for procellas
Words nearby pucellas
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