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PIETA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pieta mean? 

PIETA (noun)
  The noun PIETA has 1 sense:

1. a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus

  Familiarity information: PIETA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PIETA (noun)


Sense 1pieta [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead body of Jesus

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("pieta" is a kind of...):

representation (a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something)


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