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mezzo–relievo

noun mez·zo–re·lie·vo \-ri-ˈlē-(ˌ)vō, -rēl-ˈyā-(ˌ)vō\

Definition of mezzo–relievo

plural mezzo–relievos

  1. :  sculptural relief intermediate between bas-relief and high relief



Variants of mezzo–relievo

or mezzo–rilievo play \-ri-ˈlē-(ˌ)vō, -rēl-ˈyā-(ˌ)vō\

Origin of mezzo–relievo

Italian mezzorilievo, from mezzo + rilievo relief


First Known Use: 1598


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