pl. -·vet′ti or -·vet′tos
Archit. a concave molding with a curve of 90°
Origin of cavettoIt, diminutive of cavo, hollow ; from Classical Latin cavus
nounpl. ca·vet·ti or ca·vet·tos
A concave molding with a cross section that approximates a quarter circle.
Origin of cavettoItalian, diminutive of cavo, hollow, from Latin cavus; see keu&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.