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archivolt

noun ar·chi·volt \ˈär-kə-ˌvōlt\

Definition of ARCHIVOLT

:  an ornamental molding around an arch corresponding to an architrave

Origin of ARCHIVOLT

Italian archivolto, from Medieval Latin archivoltum
First Known Use: 1723

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