stella: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (stel'u), [key]
  1. a four-dollar pattern coin of the U.S. having a metal content based on the metric system, issued 1879–80: designed to be used as an international coin.


Pronunciation: (stel'u), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1936, U.S. painter.
  2. 1887–1946, U.S. painter, born in Italy.
  3. a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “star.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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