ovolo

noun
ovo·​lo | \ ˈō-və-ˌlō How to pronounce ovolo (audio) \
plural ovolos

Definition of ovolo

: a rounded convex molding

First Known Use of ovolo

circa 1639, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ovolo

Italian, diminutive of uovo, ovo egg, from Latin ovum

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“Ovolo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ovolo. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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