Definition of celesta noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//səˈlestə//
; NAmE NAmE//səˈlestə//
(also celeste
BrE BrE//səˈlest//
; NAmE NAmE//səˈlest//
Musical instruments
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a small musical instrument with a keyboard, that produces a sound like bells See related entries: Musical instruments Word Originlate 19th cent.: pseudo-Latin, based on French céleste ‘heavenly’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: celesta