ovolo

noun

ovo·​lo ˈō-və-ˌlō How to pronounce ovolo (audio)
plural ovolos
: a rounded convex molding

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1639, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ovolo was circa 1639

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Cite this Entry

“Ovolo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ovolo. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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