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alto-relievo

[ al-toh-ri-lee-voh ]
/ ˈæl toʊ rɪˈli voʊ /
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noun, plural al·to-re·lie·vos.
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Origin of alto-relievo

First recorded in 1710–20, alto-relievo is from Italian alto rilievo “high relief”

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alto-relievo

alto-rilievo

/ (ˌæltəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ) /

noun plural -vos
another name for high relief

Word Origin for alto-relievo

C18: from Italian
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