cavetto

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noun ca·vet·to \kə-ˈve-(ˌ)tō, kä-\

Definition of cavetto

plural

cavetti

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

Origin and Etymology of cavetto

Italian, from cavo hollow, from Latin cavus


First Known Use: 1664

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