Meaning of CELESTIAL in English


/ səˈlestiəl; NAmE -tʃl/ adjective

[ usually before noun ] ( formal or literary ) of the sky or of heaven :

celestial bodies (= the sun, moon, stars, etc.)

celestial light / music

—compare terrestrial



late Middle English : via Old French from medieval Latin caelestialis , from Latin caelestis , from caelum heaven.

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