mezzo-relievo definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. mezzo-relievos
sculpture in which the figures project halfway from the background
Origin: Italian mezzo rilievo: see mezzo and amp; relief
mezzo-relievo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. mez·zo-re·lie·vos
See half relief.
Origin: Italian mezzorilievo : mezzo, half (from Latin medius; see medium) + rilievo, relief; see relievo.