alto-relievo

noun
al·​to-re·​lie·​vo | \ ˌal-(ˌ)tō-ri-ˈlē-(ˌ)vō How to pronounce alto-relievo (audio) , ˌäl-(ˌ)tō-rēl-ˈyā-(ˌ)vō\
variants: or alto-rilievo
plural alto-relievos or alto-rilievi\ ˌäl-​(ˌ)tō-​rēl-​ˈyā-​(ˌ)vē \

Definition of alto-relievo

2 : a sculpture in high relief

First Known Use of alto-relievo

1664, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for alto-relievo

Italian altorilievo

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