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).
the goal of Christian’s journey in Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress; the heavenly Jerusalem. New Jerusalem.