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Meaning of PIETA

Pronunciation:  `pie'tâ

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus
 

PIETA is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: representation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pi*e*t[`a]"\ (p[-e]*[asl]*t[aum]"), n. [It.] (Fine Arts)
A representation of the dead Christ, attended by the Virgin
Mary or by holy women and angels. --Mollett.

 

 

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