Make Your Editor Cry: Cello
BLUF: (Bottom Line Up Front)
The plural of cello is cellos.
cello : the bass member of the violin family tuned an octave below the viola
The singular of cello is cello. The plural of cello is cellos. There is no such thing as celloes with an e. The noun cello conforms to the standard rules for forming the plurals of nouns in English.
Cellos are a critical part of orchestral music.
The back of a cello is traditionally hand-carved, but less expensive cellos are often machine-produced.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.