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cavetto

cavetto

noun ca·vet·to \kə-ˈve-(ˌ)tō, kä-\
plural ca·vet·ti\-tē\

Definition of CAVETTO

:  a concave molding having a curve that approximates a quarter circle — see molding illustration

Origin of CAVETTO

Italian, from cavo hollow, from Latin cavus
First Known Use: 1664

Rhymes with CAVETTO

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