stel•laPronunciation: (stel'u), [key]
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.
Stel•laPronunciation: (stel'u), [key]
1. Frank (Phillip),
born 1936, U.S. painter.
1887–1946, U.S. painter, born in Italy.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “star.”
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