- Celery pine
noun a New Zealand gymnosperm tree, Phyllocladus trichomanoides, with celerylike shoots and useful wood: family Phyllocladaceae
a seasoning of finely ground celery seed and salt. Historical Examples
a musical instrument consisting principally of a set of graduated steel plates struck with hammers that are activated by a keyboard. Historical Examples noun (music) a keyboard percussion instrument consisting of a set of steel plates of graduated length that are struck with key-operated hammers. The tone is an ethereal tinkling sound. Range: four octaves […]
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “heavenly.”. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples fem. proper name, from French céleste (11c.) “sky, heaven,” from Latin caelestis “heavenly” (see celestial).