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1. altarpiece

noun. ['ˈɔltɝˌpiːs'] a painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table.

Synonyms

  • screen

Antonyms

  • hide

Etymology

  • altar (English)
  • altare (Latin)
  • piece (English)
  • pece (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Altarpiece

  • centerpiece
  • crosspiece
  • eyepiece
  • greenpeace
  • masterpiece
  • mouthpiece
  • showpiece
  • timepiece

Sentences with altarpiece


1. Noun, singular or mass
Its 16th century altarpiece illustrates the "New Testament" in brightly colored statues.

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