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Origin and Etymology of bas-relief
First Known Use: 1667See Words from the same year
BAS-RELIEF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bas-relief for English Language Learners
: a kind of sculpture in which shapes are carved so that they are only slightly higher than the flat background
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