mezzo relievo


[met-soh-ri-lee-voh, med-zoh-, mez-oh-]
noun, plural mezzo-relievos [met-soh-ri-lee-vohz, med-zoh-, mez-oh-] .
sculptured relief intermediate between high relief and bas-relief.

1590–1600; < Italian Unabridged
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mezzo-relievo or mezzo-rilievo (ˌmɛtsəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ)
carving in which the depth of the relief is halfway between that of high relief and low relief
[from Italian: half relief]
mezzo-rilievo or mezzo-rilievo
[from Italian: half relief]

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