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tondo

[ton-doh; Italian tawn-daw] /ˈtɒn doʊ; Italian ˈtɔn dɔ/
noun, plural tondi
[ton-dee; Italian tawn-dee] /ˈtɒn di; Italian ˈtɔn di/ (Show IPA)
1.
a round painting or relief.
Origin of tondo
1885-1890
1885-90; < Italian: plate, circle, round painting, derivative of the adj.: round, by aphesis for rotondo, < Latin rotundus; see rotund
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tondo

/ˈtɒndəʊ/
noun (pl) -di (-diː)
1.
a circular easel painting or relief carving
Word Origin
C19: from Italian: a circle, shortened from rotondo round
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