mezzo–relievo

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

Definition of mezzo–relievo

plural

mezzo–relievos

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

Origin and Etymology of mezzo–relievo

Italian mezzorilievo, from mezzo + rilievo relief


First Known Use: 1598


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