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

 

pietà

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//pjeɪˈtɑː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pjeɪˈtɑː//
 
(art)
 
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a picture or sculpture of the Virgin Mary holding the dead body of Christ
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pietà