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A more commonly used named than Violoncello, a string instrument that is played sitting down. It is held in between the knees and supsended off of the ground by an end pin. It is made of mostly wood and has four strings, A,D,G, and C. Traditionally, the strings were made from cat or pig intestines, but now makers have moved onto steel and other synthetic materials. It is tuned an octave lower than the viola. It is said to be the instrument that most resembles the human voice, with its deep, rich tone. Famous cellist include Yo-Yo Ma, Rasputina featuring three cellist, and Apocalyptica featuring four.
the cello is a bass instrument
by chase March 30, 2005
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An instrument that chicks think is sexy!!
That is one fine cellist.
by Zach G. November 08, 2003
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A more commonly used named than Violincello, a string instrument that is played sitting down. It is held in between the knees and supsended off of the ground by an end pin. It is made of mostly wood and has four strings, A,D,G, and C. Traditionally, the strings were made from cat intestines, but now makers have moved onto steel and other synthetic materials. It is tuned an octave lower than the viola and one octave higher than the cello bass. It is said to be the instrument that most resembles the human voice, with its deep, rich tone. Famous cellist include Yo-Yo Ma, Rasputina featuring three cellist, and Apocalyptica featuring four.
1. The cello sounds beautiful.
2. That cellist sure has talent.
by Penguin October 21, 2004
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Quite possibly the sexiest instrument known to man, it is placed gracefully between the legs of a person and played with amazing tone.

Very arousing to watch a female ( or male..?) play in a skirt.
'When Kelsey plays her beautiful cello, she really whores it up. Hot, no?'
by Kelso January 02, 2005
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An instrument that both guys and dolls think is incredibly sexy!!
That is a mighty fine cellist.
by SashaTashaDearest May 12, 2005
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A dead sexy instrument.
The Cello is played between the legs. Sexy, no?

Damn...That Cello player is pimpin'.
by Kung Pow June 08, 2006
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A beautiful bowed, four stringed insrtument, played between the knees. it's in the tuning of C. it's strings are (from highest to lowest) A,D,G,C. it usually plays harmony or backround but is often featured in concertos and sonatas.
Yo-Yo Ma is a Cellist.
Rasputina is a band featuring 3 cellos.
by Richard February 03, 2004
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