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mezzo–relievo

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

Definition of MEZZO-RELIEVO

:  sculptural relief intermediate between bas-relief and high relief

Variants of MEZZO-RELIEVO

mez·zo–re·lie·vo or mez·zo–ri·lie·vo \-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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