archivolt

noun
ar·​chi·​volt | \ ˈär-kə-ˌvōlt How to pronounce archivolt (audio) \

Definition of archivolt

: an ornamental molding around an arch corresponding to an architrave

First Known Use of archivolt

1723, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for archivolt

Italian archivolto, from Medieval Latin archivoltum

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