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 (tŏn′dō, tôn′-)
n. pl. ton·di (-dē) also ton·dos
A round painting, relief, or similar work of art.

[Italian, short for rotondo, round, from Latin rotundus; see rotund.]
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n, pl -di (-diː)
(Art Terms) a circular easel painting or relief carving
[C19: from Italian: a circle, shortened from rotondo round]
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(ˈtɒn doʊ; It. ˈtɔn dɔ)

n., pl. -di (-dē).
a round painting or relief.
[1885–90; < Italian: plate, circle, round painting, derivative of the adj.: round, by aphesis from rotondo < Latin rotundus; see rotund]
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