Definition of Leonardo da Vinci in English:

Leonardo da Vinci

proper noun

  • (1452–1519), Italian painter, scientist, and engineer.

His paintings are notable for their blended colour and shading in the technique known as sfumato; they include The Virgin of the Rocks (1483–5), The Last Supper (1498), and the enigmatic Mona Lisa (1504–5). He devoted himself to a wide range of other subjects, from anatomy and biology to mechanics and hydraulics: his nineteen notebooks include studies of the human circulatory system and plans for a type of aircraft and a submarine


Leonardo da Vinci

/lɪəˌnɑːdəʊ də ˈvɪntʃi/