basso-relievo

noun
bas·​so-re·​lie·​vo | \ ˌba-(ˌ)sō-ri-ˈlē-(ˌ)vō How to pronounce basso-relievo (audio) , ˌbä-(ˌ)sō-rēl-ˈyā-(ˌ)vō\
variants: or less commonly basso-rilievo

Definition of basso-relievo

First Known Use of basso-relievo

circa 1639, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for basso-relievo

Italian bassorilievo, from basso low + rilievo relief

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