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pie·tà / ˌpēāˈtä/ (often Pie·tà) • n. a picture or sculpture of the Virgin Mary holding the dead body of Jesus Christ on her lap or in her arms.

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pietà

pietà a picture or sculpture of the Virgin Mary holding the dead body of Christ on her lap or in her arms. The word is Italian, and comes from Latin pietas ‘dutifulness’.

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Pietà

Pietà (Ital., ‘pity’). Representation (often in sculpture) of the Blessed Virgin Mary lamenting over the dead and recently deposed body of Christ, after the crucifixion.

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pietà

pietà representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the body of the dead Christ. XVII. — It.:- L. pietās, -tāt- PIETY.

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