retablo

noun
re·​ta·​blo | \ rāˈtä(ˌ)blō \
plural -s

Definition of retablo

1 : a votive offering made in the form of a religious picture typically portraying Christian saints, painted on a panel, and hung in a church or chapel especially in Spain and Mexico

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Spanish, retable

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“Retablo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retablo. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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