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Meaning of MEZZO-RILIEVO

Pronunciation:  'metsow ree'lyevo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief
 

MEZZO-RILIEVO is a 13 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: half-relief, mezzo-relievo
 
 See Also: embossment, relief, relievo, rilievo, sculptural relief

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mez"zo-ri*lie"vo\, n. [It.]
(a) A middle degree of relief in figures, between high and
    low relief.
(b) Sculpture in this kind of relief. See under
    {Alto-rilievo}.

 

 

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