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[oo-chel-oh; Italian oot-chel-law]
  1. Pa·o·lo [pah-aw-law] /ˈpɑ ɔ lɔ/, Paolo di Dono, 1397–1475, Italian painter.
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Historical Examples of uccello

  • He got his name Uccello from his partiality for painting birds, it is said.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3

    John Addington Symonds

  • Uccello was born in 1397 and died in 1475, but there is no evidence as to the year in which the picture was painted.

    Armour in England

    J. Starkie Gardner

  • Uccello exclaimed, as he stood at his desk between midnight and dawn while his wife begged him to take some rest.

  • He particularly delighted to have birds in his house, from which he drew, and from thence he obtained his surname of Uccello.

  • "Thou shalt see it some day,—let that suffice thee," Uccello answered.

British Dictionary definitions for uccello


  1. Paolo (ˈpaːolo). 1397–1475, Florentine painter noted esp for three paintings of The Battle of San Romano, 1432 (1456–60)
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