Definition of family piece in English:

family piece

noun

  • 1A picture, especially a painting, of a family.

  • 2A piece of writing describing the lives, activities, etc., of a particular family.

Origin

Late 17th century. From family + piece.

Pronunciation

family piece

/ˈfam(ɪ)li piːs//ˈfam(ə)li piːs/