Definition of altarpiece noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

altarpiece

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɔːltəpiːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːltərpiːs//
 
Artwork and techniques
 
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a painting or other piece of art located near the altar in a church See related entries: Artwork and techniques
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: altarpiece