relievo

[ri-lee-voh, ril-yev-oh]

Origin of relievo

1615–25; < Italian rilievo relief2, derivative of rilevare to raise < Latin relevāre; see relieve
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relievo

noun plural -vos
  1. another name for relief (def. 9)

Word Origin for relievo

from Italian, literally: raised work
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