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

Word History


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

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