ETYM It cammeo; akin to French camée, camaďeu, Spanish camafeo, Late Lat. camaeus, camahutus; of unknown origin.
Engraving or carving in relief.
Small relief carving of semiprecious stone, shell, or glass, in which a pale-colored surface layer is carved to reveal a darker ground. Fine cameos were produced in ancient Greece and Rome, during the Renaissance, and in the Victorian era. They were used for decorating goblets and vases, and as jewelry.
Izvajan, rezan kamen; naročito: rezan dragi kamen kod koga ispupčena figura ima drukčiju boju nego osnova; takođe: slika u jednoj boji, slika u kamenu. (fr.)